We'd done quite well to avoid the mayhem that has hit Cumbria over the last 36 hours, but there was no way we ciould be left out. A motorist was recovered after he got his car stuck when he followed his sat-nav on to a minor road. While we were there we had to recover another motorist who blundered in to us. Luckily both were able to turn back before they were presented with the descent of Red Bank.
While dealimg with the previous incident, we were requested to assist the ambulance service gain access to a woman who had suffered a lower leg injury while sledging. We were on our way, when we were informed that the had managed to get to her
A 10-year-old lad raced his mate across an Ambleside car park. His mate managed to stop but he didn't and fell into a small ravine that borders the car park. He suffered a lower leg injury. He was treated by team membes and then evacuated from the ravine and handed over to the ambualnce service
The team was attending the Grasmere Gallop as a fundraising event, when they were requested to help a passerby who had fallen from the pavement and sustained a suspect fractured elbow. She was treated and recommended to seek further hospital treatment
The South African occupants of a car were recovered after they slid their car off the road while descending "The Struggle". This is a steep ice bound road and was a poor choice to make. Luckily nobody was injured.