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Author: Mick Guy

Incident No: 64 Date: 8 August, 2015 Time: 17.06 Location: Eleventrees, Castlerigg area Incident Details: A 55 year old man, cycling up the hill towards the Stone Circle, suffered a medical emergency, and fell from his bike. CPR was administered by passers by, and the Team was scrambled as the...

Incident No: 63 Date: 8th August 2015 Time: 08:15 Location: Greenup Edge/Wythburn areas Incident Details: A lady walking the Coast to Coast route failed to turn up at her accommodation, and had been missing overnight. After some enquiries, the Team mounted a search of the Rosthwaite to Grasmere section, and requested...

Incident No: 62 Date: 5th August 2015 Time: 13:49 Location: Blencathra, Mousthwaite Combe Incident Details: A member of the public telephoned police to say that he had seen a lady fall 500m from a path on Scales Fell. However, getting details as to the exact location took...

Incident No: 61 Date: 3rd August 2015 Time: 14.09 Location: Castlerigg area Incident Details: The Team was alerted by North West Ambulance Service to a gentleman who had had recent heart surgery, but was suddenly taken ill whilst walking. Unfortunately, the phone signal was so poor, that it was impossible...

Incident No: 60 Date: 29th July 2015 Time: 17:15 Location: Goat Crag Incident Details: Two inexperienced walkers attempted to descend from the High Spy - Maiden Moor ridge direct towards Hollows Farm. They got into a gully which looked to be a possible descent route, but then got to...

Incident No: 59 Date: 29th July 2015 Time: 15:31 Location: Cat Bells Incident Details: A 15 year old girl, walking with her mother, slipped and aggravated an old knee injury, to the extent that she was unable to weight-bear. The Team sent out two vehicles, and one of the...

Incident No: 58 Date: 28th July 2015 Time: 15:31 Location: Stoneycroft Gill Incident Details: A 20 year old lady taking part in an organised ghyll scramble, trapped her foot between two boulders, and fell, suffering an ankle injury. The group instructors managed to free her from the boulders, but were...

Incident No: 57 Date: 27th July 2015 Time: 15:58 Location: Watendlath - Lodore Path Incident Details: A lady walking with a friend, stumbled and fell, damaging her neck and shoulder. The Team despatched one Landrover full of personnel immediately, followed by one of the Team Sprinters. By the...

Incident No: 56 Date: 23th July 2015 Time: 21.10 Location: Friars Crag, Derwentwater Incident Details: A 15 year old boy, playing football on the foreshore, slipped and damaged his ankle. The Team who were returning from training in Borrowdale, attended with two vehicles full of personnel. As the ambulance was some...

Incident No: 55 Date: 20th July 2015 Time: 17:00 Location: Derwentwater Incident Details: A group of three managed to capsize their boat 300m from shore opposite the Theatre. The Team, along with a number of other agencies was alerted, but the group managed to swim to one of the...