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Author: Mick Guy

Incident No: 25 Date: 20th April 2016 Time: 16:17 Location: Brund Fell - Grange Fell Incident Details: The Team were asked to assist Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service dealing with a large grass fire on the slopes of Brund Fell and Grange Fell. Initial reports suggested a very wide...

Incident No: 25 Date: 20th April 2016 Time: 16:17 Location: Joppelty How - Grange Fell The Team were requested to assist Cumbria Fire and Rescue in tackling a large grass fire on the slopes of Grange Fell, Brund Fell and Joppelty How. Because of the difficult topography, Team members...

Incident No: 24 Date: 15th April 2016 Time: 14.19 Location:  Greenup Edge A 17 year old male on a Duke of Edinburgh expedition suffered a torn muscle in his groin, and was unable to continue. The Team sent a vehicle to Wythburn, with another following shortly, in order to arrange...

Incident No: 23 Date: 12th April 2016 Time: 16:17 Location: Nitting Haws A 23 year old lady, walking with a family group, slipped and fell 7 metres off a crag whilst attempting to descend into the valley. She suffered a broken arm, and a head injury which was sufficiently...

Incident No: 22 Date: 8th April 2016 Time: 15:34 Location: Robinson A 62 year old man, walking with a family group, slipped and fell approximately 35 metres into a gully whilst descending the north side of Robinson. He suffered serious multiple injuries in the fall, and the Team scrambled...

Incident No: 21 Date: 1st April 2016 Time: 12:52 The Team were asked to assist Cockermouth team with carrying down a casualty from Scale Force, as they were short of personnel. As the Team were leaving base, it became clear that a helicopter was en route, so the...

Incident No: 20 Date: 1st April 2016 Time: 06:19 Location:  Central Fells At the request of  Wasdale MRT, the Team turned out to search for a 62 year old lady who had been walking on the Central Fells with her partner. Above Esk Hause, she wanted to rest, he wanted to continue...

Incident No: 18 Date: 25th March 2016 Time: 12:26 Location: Honister A young lady descending Honister Pass at high speed on her bike, crashed heavily near to the bottom of the Pass, suffering serious multiple injuries in the accident.The Team were initially called because it was unclear whether she was...

Incident No: 19 Date: 25th March Time: 14:06 Location: Barf As the previous incident was being cleared up, a second call came in. A lady walking with her partner, child and elderly mother, followed a path up Barf past "The Bishop", and then got cragfast not far from the...

Incident No: 15 Date: 16th March 2016 Time: 15:49 Location: Stonethwaite area The Team was called to an incident where shouts for help had been heard by a number of people, who had phoned in. One local team member began a search, and came across a passer by ,who had...