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Author: Mick Guy

Team member Rob Grange has been training his collie, Rona, through Lake District Mountain Rescue Search Dogs Association, in the hope that she would become a fully fledged Search Dog with the Team. This weekend, Rob & Rona undertook their final assessment in Comb Ghyll - four...

Incident No: 111  Date: 21st November 2015 Time: 12:12 Location:  Cat Bells Incident Details: The Team was paged to assist a male casualty who had collapsed south of the summit of Cat Bells. Whilst the Team was assembling, it was reported that CPR was in progress by passers by. The North West Air Ambulance...

Incident No: 110 Date: 15th November 2015 Time: 16:16 Location:  Derwentwater Incident Details: Whilst the Team had been expecting a callout resulting from the flooding, what it actually got was a call to a sailing incident, reported by a member of the public. She phoned police to report a dinghy...

Emergency Response  Date: 14th - 15th November 2015 Time: 12:35 Location:  Cumbria flood areas Incident Details: In preparation for potential serious flooding in various areas of the county, caused by Storm Abigail and its aftermath, the Team alerted its Swiftwater Rescue technicians, in preparation for a callout by the county's Resilience...

Incident No: 109 Date: 8th November 2015 Time: 17:32 Location: Great Gable and surrounding area Incident Details: The Team, along with Cockermouth MRT, Wasdale MRT and a number of search dogs from Lake District Mountain Rescue Search Dogs were called to search for a 71 year old man and his dog,...

Incident No: 108 Date: 1st November 2015 Time: 18:07 Location: Cat Bells - Maiden Moor Incident Details: Two 13 year old boys went up Cat Bells, and filled with enthusiasm, decided to see how far they could get before coming down to meet up with parents. They got a...

Incident No: 107 Date: 29th Oct 2015 Time: 12.49 Location: Helvellyn, Brown Cove Crags path Incident Details: A 52 year old lady, walking with her partner, fell on to her outstretched hand, and dislocated her shoulder near to the summit.  Her husband supported her part of the way down but...

Incident No: 106 Date: 27th October 2015 Time: 14.10 Location: Seathwaite, Borrowdale Incident Details: Cumbria Police requested assistance to locate a missing male aged 24 years, who passers-by at Sty Head had seen self harming. Whilst the Team were on route to Seathwaite Farm, further information was received that he was...

Incident No: 105 Date: 26 October, 2015 Time: 17:15 Location: Stake Pass Incident Details: A 45 year old male working with a youth group, twisted his knee near the top of Stake Pass. The rest of the group came down to Langstrath and raised the alarm, leaving the man and a companion...

Incident No: 104 Date: 20th October 2015 Time: 14:13 Location: Swanesty How, Borrowdale Incident Details: A lady walking with her partner, slipped and suffered a serious ankle injury. The Team set off to Rosthwaite with two vehicles. The Great North Air Ambulance was scrambled from Langwathby, but because of the difficult terrain...