Shouts for help were heard in the area. This was reported to us and we went to investigate. Several people were spoken to and nobody appeared to be in difficulty. It's just possible that someone was having a 'laugh' and it went to far!
Female (53) slipped and fell off a footpath in Mill Ghyll, Langdale, and she sustained a broken ankle. The team carried her down the fell on a stretcher, and she was taken to the County Hospital, Kendal. Footnote: This woman was dressed in ordinary town clothes and shoes, and she had no experience of the fells. Weather conditions: Good.
A 15 year old schoolboy from Southport slipped and fell. He sustained slight head injuries (which affected his balance) in Mill Ghyll, Langdale. The team carried him down on a stretcher and then to Kendal Hospital. Footnote: Genuine accident. Well led party.