During the rescue of 25 passengers from a coach trapped in a landslide on Saturday one of our own response Land Rovers became trapped. Today we returned to the vehicle to recover the last of the equipment from it and make it secure while we await its recovery
A 20 year old man from Blackburn on a solo walk via Scafell was reported missing. The
Team and Keswick M.R.T., assisted by 8 search dogs, searched all night with negative results. Found 10.50am safe and well in Keswick. Weather conditions: Gales and heavy rain.
The Team were called out to search for a lady who had separated from her husband on a walk from Thirlspot to Wythbum. The Team did not find her but she turned up safely in Grasmere.
Footnote: A case of searching for someone before they were lost. Weather Conditions: Rain, Low Mist, Cool and Wet Underfoot.
We were requested to assist Police with finding a man who was descending from Hellvellyn, having fallen down Nethermost Cove. His fall was witnessed by people in the area and reported to Patterdale MRT. He had assured witnesses that he was OK, but the Police needed to know he was off the hill, safely. We located him near Swirls car park, safe and well.