Keswick Mountain Rescue Team | In Action
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In Action

  • A female walker slipped and tumbled, managing to break her arm. She was treated on scene by members of the Team, before being packaged and stretchered to a suitable helicopter landing site. She was then flown by air ambulance direct to hosp...

  • A casualty is carried along the Langstrath valley in Borrowdale. The casualty suffered a serious knee injury whilst out mountain biking. Team members treated the casualty on scene, before packaging him for the long carry out to Stonethwaite...

  • A casualty suffering from a lower leg injury and the early stages of hypothermia is treated by team members. The casualty’s leg was splinted, pain relief given, warm clothing placed on him and he is now being packaged into a casualty bag be...

  • A multi-agency response was required to this incident back in 2004, when  two men were injured after their helicopter made a crash landing. As well as members of the  Team, personnel from Cumbria Ambulance Service, Cumbria Police and Cumbri...

  • A team Land Rover makes its way off-road towards an incident. Driving off-road allows team members to get closer to an incident, which  means we can be on scene faster, have less distance to carry heavy equipment and can potentially get the...

  • A walker slipped and fell on Scales Fell, Blencathra and suffered a lower leg injury. After treatment on scene by members of the team, the casualty was  packaged and secured into a stretcher before being taken down the fell. Four members of...

  • This picture shows the team in action on Sharp Edge, Blencathra. The team were called out to assist a group of walkers who were stuck in icy conditions. Team members arrived on scene to offer the casualties warm clothing and reassurance, wh...

  • The team can be called upon to assist other emergency services in times of bad or extreme weather. This pictures shows one of the team Land Rovers   in action, checking roads around Wythburn for motorists reported trapped in snow drifts....