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Author: Mick Guy

Incident No: 8 Date: 12th February 2016 Time: 15:19 Location: High Spy to High White Rake As the previous job was ending, the Team received a report that a lady had broken her ankle whilst descending from High Spy to High White Rake. Two vehicles were ready in minutes,...

Incident No: 7 Date: 12th February 2016 Time: 12:39 Location: HelvellynIncident Details: A young man phoned the police for help saying he was stuck on steep icy ground on Helvellyn, but with no clear position. The Team were alerted but because the mobile signal kept dropping out, they were...

Incident No: 6 Date: 10th February 2016 Time: 09:56 Location: Castle Crag A lady walking by herself, slipped and broke her ankle whilst descending Castle Crag. The Team set off to Grange with two vehicles full of personnel. On arrival, it was clear that she had suffered a serious fracture dislocation of...

Incident No: 5 Date: 16th January 2016 Time: 18:59 Location: The Coach Road, St Johns in the Vale Police requested the Team go to the assistance of a family with 7 members, stuck in a 4 x 4 vehicle on the Coach Road between St Johns in the Vale,...

Incident No: 4 Date: 14th January 2016 Time: 22.10 (Initial Contact 18.13) Location: Esk Hause A 24 year old man, who had already been out for 24 hours, requested the assistance of the Team to descend from Esk Hause, after he became stuck in waist deep snow. He had been...

Incident No: 3 Date: 5th January 2016 Time: 17.03 Location: Blencathra - Halls Fell Ridge As the previous incident was concluding, a further incident was raised. A lady walking with her partner became lost and cragfast  after attempting to descend from Blencathra, via halls Fell Ridge. Unfortunately the pair mistook what is locally...

Incident No: 2 Date: 5th January 2016 Time: 13.08 Location: Blencathra - Sharp Edge Two male walkers, tackling Sharp Edge, slipped and fell into the top of the "usual gully", one of them tumbling about 20 metres. Although he had taken a bang on the head, he was able to...

Incident No: 1 Date: 3rd January 2016 Time: 18.06 Location: Esk Hause Three males reported themselves lost to the east of Great End, and although they had torches, map, compass, etc, they seemed to be unable to find a way down. The Team suggested a direction in which to...

Only five weeks after Search Dog Rona gained her green tag to denote her as a fully fledged Search Dog, Search Dog Isla joined her as one of six currently graded dogs in Keswick team. Isla, trained by Martin Bell, has been training with the...

Incident No: 117 Date: 27th December 2015 Time: 01:15 Location: York Incident Details: As details of the enormity of the evacuation task in York became apparent, a second team of Swiftwater Technicians from Keswick and Cockermouth were despatched to assist the first team which was attended direct from the previous flood...