Keswick Mountain Rescue Team | Low Briery (38)
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Low Briery (38)



Incident No: 38

Call Out Date: 24/04/2018

Callout Time: 12:00 pm

Location: Low Briery, River Greta

Agency Involved: Keswick MRT

Incident Details:

A 21 year old female out walking her dog along the Keswick to Threlkeld railway line wandered along the riverbank onto steep loose ground at the sight of a landslide on a meander of the River Greta. She found herself stuck and unable to move from her position and phoned for help. The team set off with two vehicles. One with 2 spotters to walk along the railway line to confirm her location while the other vehicle of members rigged up to pick her off. She was quickly located and a team member was lowered to her and brought her back to safe ground. Another team member reached the dog and lured it to safety.

11 team members - 1 hour 26 minutes