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Author: Mick Guy

Incident No: 74 Date: 24th August 2015 Time: 13:22 Location: Sharp Edge, Blencathra Incident Details: A family negotiating Sharp Edge with their 2 year old Labrador were horrified when it slipped and tumbled 150 feet (45m) down Sharp Edge Gully, landing on a grassy rake about half way down. It appeared...

Incident No: 73 Date: 23rd August 2015 Time: 10:45 Location: Cat Bells Incident Details:  A 59 year old male, walking with family just above Gutherscale. suddenly had a fit, and collapsed. The Team responded swiftly, with one Landrover full of personnel leaving within 8 minutes of the alert. A land ambulance and Helimed...

Incident No: 72 Date: 21st August 2015 Time: 12:28 Location: Whinlatter Forest Incident Details: The Team was requested by North West Ambulance Service to assist their crew with a 56 year old male, who had collapsed whilst using a high ropes course. Staff had managed to lower him to the...

Incident No: 71 Date: 20th August 2015 Time: 15:37 Location: Whinlatter Forest Incident Details: A father, mountain biking with his children, fell off shortly after the start of the red route, suffering numerous lacerations and an injury to his jaw. The Team assisted the ambulance crew to recover him to...

Incident No: 70 Date: 16th August 2015 Time: 13:34 Location: Dollywagon Pike Incident Details: As the Team returned from the previous job, a lady walking with her partner, twisted her knee, aggravating an old injury, and was unable to weight bear. The Team then set off to Dunmail Raise with one vehicle, and accompanied by...

Incident No: 69 Date: 16th August 2015 Time: 10:28 Location: Dock Tarn area Incident Details: The Team were alerted to a man who had slipped whilst making camp the previous night, and had broken his leg. He decided he could stand it overnight, but could not stand on it the...

Incident No: 68 Date: 13th August 2015 Time: 19.30 Location: Burns Farm area Incident Details: Police requested a search be made for a missing male in the area of Burns Farm. As the Team were in base for their training night, there were plenty on hand to assist. However, the...

Incident No: 67 Date: 13th August 2015 Time: 14.33 Location: Brandlehow Park Incident Details: A lady riding along the terrace road with her partner, was in collision with a sheep which ran out from deep bracken. She fell off her bike, hit her head, and was unconscious for a short while. (As...

Incident No: 66 Date: 12th August 2015 Time: 16.21 Location: High Spy Incident Details: A 16 year old boy, taking part in a Youth Challenge event, suffered ligament damage to his knee, and was unable to walk. The Team sent a Landrover round to the Newlands side, and five Team...

Incident No: 65 Date: 9 August, 2015 Time: 12:26 Location: Allerdale Ramble, Seatoller Incident Details: A 35 year old mountain biker fell off, and was unconscious for a period of time. One of his companions went to Seatoller to raise the alarm, and his other companions were able to...