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Author: Mick Guy

Incident No: 31 Date: 7th May 2017 Time: 15:56 Location: Whinlatter Forest Incident Details:   A 15 year old boy crashed his mountain bike, suffering multiple injuries. The Team were swiftly on scene, followed by an NWAS paramedic car, and further Team personnel. Once the casualty had been assessed, and initial...

Incident No: 3- Date: 4th May 2017 Time: 13:13 Location: Cat Ghyll, Borrowdale Incident Details: A 70 year old man slipped off the path whilst walking up Cat Ghyll, and fell 10 metres into the the steep ravine containing the ghyll itself. He suffered head and shoulder injuries. The...

Incident No: 29 Date: 30th April 2017 Time: 14:49 Location: Borrowdale - Rosthwaite to Watendlath Path Incident Details: A 70 year old lady,walking with her partner, tripped and fell near Puddingstone Bank, suffering facial injuries. The Team set off to Rosthwaite with two vehicles full of personnel, and other...

Incident No: 28 Date: 25th April 2017 Time: 17:13 Location: Sandbeds Gill, St Johns in the Vale Incident Details: A member of the public spotted two males in shorts scrambling on Sandbeds Gill crag during a hail shower and was concerned for their safety. A small group went to...

Incident No: 27 Date: 22nd April 2017 Time: 13:12 Location: Robinson summit Incident Details:  A 60 year old fell runner, competing in the Anniversary Waltz event, fell whilst running and suffered a broken collar bone near the summit of Robinson. One Team vehicle left within 15 minutes of being...

Incident No: 26 Date: 17th April 2017 Time: 12:26 Location: Seathwaite - Stockley Bridge area Incident Details: A 45 year old lady walking with her partner, slipped descending the last part of the Sty Head to Stockley Bridge path, and suffered a serious ankle injury. The Team were called after...

Incident No: 25 Date: Sunday 16th April Time: 18:29 Location: Fairy Glen, Stonethwaite Incident Details: A lady walking with her partner slipped and broke her ankle . The Team set off to Stonethwaite with two vehicles full of personnel, and a local Team member went direct to the scene. The...

Incident No: 24 Date: Saturday 15th April Time: 22.18 Location: Sty Head to Seathwaite path Incident Details: This tasking originally went to Wasdale MRT, but was passed to Keswick after it became clear that it was in our area. A family group became benighted beyond the "1000 ft Boulder" after a...

Incident No: 23 Date: Sat 15th April 2017 Time: 17:06 Location: Derwentwater Incident Details: While the previous incident was still live, a male canoeist came out of his boat on Derwentwater  whilst 500m offshore, and was unable to get back into it. The Team contacted Derwentwater Marina, who were able to...

Incident No: 2 Date: 15th April 2017 Time: 14:57 Location: Base Brown Incident Details: A 24 year old man, walking on Base Brown, was blown down into a gully by a gust of wind, suffering ankle and wrist injuries. The Team immediately despatched a lead Landrover, and three local...