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Author: Mick Guy

Incident No: 116 Date: 26th December 2015 Time: 14:45 Location: Whalley, Lancashire Incident Details: The Team, along with other LDSAMRA teams, responded to the desperate flood situation in the Clitheroe area of Lancashire. Swiftwater Rescue Technicians, working with SRTs from Cockermouth and Wasdale in teams, were deployed to assist in...

Incident No: 115 Date: 6th December 2015 Time: 15:39 Location: Keswick Flood area Incident Details: Whilst the previous incident was in progress, the Team were asked to evacuate a lady with a medical emergency from a house within the flood zone. After consultation with the Team doctor, a vehicle and personnel were...

Incident No: 114 Date: 6th December 2015 Time: 12:48 Location: Scarth Gap, Buttermere Incident Details: The Team's assistance was requested when a 53 year old man, walking with friends, fell and injured his shoulder. As Cockermouth MRT were fully occupied with floods in Cockermouth and Carlisle, Keswick picked up...

Incident No: 113 Date: 4th December - 5th December 2015 Time: 21.46 Location: Keswick ,Braithwaite, Uldale area Areas Incident Details: The Team was alerted by LDSAMRA Silver Command to the likelihood of a major flooding incident with the advent of Storm Desmond. Preparations were put in hand, and the Team...

Incident No: 112 Date: 3rd Dec 2015 Time: 17:36 Location: Esk Hause, Central Fells Incident Details: Wasdale MRT were alerted by the Aeronautical Rescue Control Centre to the initiation of an emergency beacon in the central fells south of Great End. After some investigation, this turned out to belong to a lone 34...

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,...