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Author: Mick Guy

Incident No: 88 Date: 18th September 2015 Time: 00:00 Location: Crosby Ravensworth area Incident Details: Penrith MRT requested assistance from all Lakes teams to find a 78 year old lady with dementia who had disappeared in the Crosby Ravensworth area whilst walking her dog in an area which was...

Incident No: 87 Date: 16 September, 2015 Time: 13:07 Location: Friars Crag, Keswick Incident Details: A 76 year old lady walking with her partner, tripped on the path, and fell face first, suffering a black eye and other facial injuries. Unfortunately it took some minutes to work out the location given...

Incident No: 86 Date: 11th July 2015 Time: 11:56 Location: Cat Bells Incident Details: A 68 year old man walking with his partner, stopped for a rest near the summit, and suddenly became unconscious. The Team was alerted, as well as the Great North Air Ambulance. The first Land...

Incident No: 85 Date: 10th September 2015 Time: 20:32 Location: Derwentwater Boat Landings Incident Details: As the Team were finishing their weekly practice, a call was received from the Police, requesting we launch a boat to rescue a young man who had swum out under the influence of alcohol to a...

Incident No: 84 Date: 9th September 2015 Time: 04:06 Location: Sty Head area Incident Details: The Team were alerted to two older walkers who had become benighted on the Corridor Route, near to Greta Gill. A 63 year old had come across a 75 year old with sight difficulties at Broad...

Incident No: 83 Date: 6th September 2015 Time: 14:32 Location: Whinlatter Forest (Blue Route) Incident Details: A lady cycling with her family, came off her bike at speed, and damaged her shoulder. The Team were on the scene fairly swiftly, even though shorthanded. We were able to provide analgesia, and then assisted the ambulance crew to get...

Incident No: 82 Date: 3rd September 2015 Time: 19:07 Location: Latrigg - Spooney Green Lane Incident Details: While the previous incident was in progress, the Team was requested to provide assistance to an ambulance crew who had been called to a mountain biker who had come off his bike descending Spooney...

Incident No: 81 Date: 3rd September 2015 Time: 19:06 Location: Road between Borrowdale Hotel and Buttermere Incident Details: This came in initially as a job for Cockermouth MRT, but we became involved when it looked as if it was potentially on our side of the hill. The information initially...

Incident No: 80 Date: 3rd September 2015 Time: 13:56 Location: Cat Bells Incident Details: A lady walking with a friend, turned her ankle and was unable to weight bear. The Team set off to Yewthwaite Mine as the nearest access point with a Landrover, and others joined later. The casualty was located about 50m south of...

Incident No: 79 Date: 31 August, 2015 Time: 12:41 Location: Walla Crag Incident Details: A lady walking with her partner, injured her ankle and was unable to weight bear. The Team set off to Rakefoot with two vehicles full of personnel, and two members attended from their homes close by. She was splinted at the scene,...