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Author: Mick Guy

Incident No: 30 Date: 8th May 2016 Time: 16.02 Location: Rosthwaite to Stonethwaite Path The Police requested assistance from the Team to locate an 84 year old man suffering from dementia, who had become separated from his wife on this popular footpath and had disappeared. The location, and the...

Incident No: 29 Date: 4th May 2016 Time: 18:53 Location: Derwentwater, nr Otterbield Island The Team were alerted by the Police and Ambulance service that a 23 year old male was in difficulties in the water. The Team followed its usual procedure of alerting the marina and outdoor Centre near to...

Incident No: 28 Date: 30th April 2015 Time: 20:52 Location: Sour Milk Ghyll A couple decided to seek a shortcut on the Coast to Coast route, and descended via Sour Milk Ghyll. The lady slipped at the foot of the tricky gully, and fell, damaging her knee. She was unable to weight bear,...

Incident No: 26 Date: 28th April 2016 Time: 12:26 Location: Greenup Edge A 51 year old lady walking with her 74 year old mother, became lost in blizzard conditions on the top of Greenup Edge, and requested assistance. Conditions on the fell were more akin to January than April, and just...

Incident No: 26 Date: 23rd April 2016 Time: 14:17 Location: High Rigg The Team were called to assist an 80 year old male who had taken a tumbling fall whilst walking with friends on High Rigg. He had fallen approximately 3 metres from a path into a boulder field,...

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...