Incident Reports

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Sat, 22nd April 2017, 13:46

A woman descending Far Easedaletripped and sustained a suspected wrist fracture, plus a possible bump on the head. 

SHe was treated by team members and evacuated by air ambulance to Lancaster

Wed, 19th April 2017, 19:27

The team were called, along with Gtreat North Air Ambulance to attend a male who had collapsed while taking part in a fell race on Loughrigg. Sadly, he was declared to have died at the scene and his body was recovered to Ambleside

The team wiahes to pass its best wishes to the runner's family, friends and the close-knit fellrunning community

Tue, 11th April 2017, 20:29

A group of four males became exhausted after going a long way off thier intended route. We set off to retrieve them, onlt to discover that they'd been assisted from the hill by other people

Wed, 5th April 2017, 20:23

A group of three, seperated from the rest of their party ground to a halt when darkness, fatigue and recurring injuries got the better of them. They were located using our SARLOC tool and evacuated to Grasmere

Wed, 5th April 2017, 11:35

A male slipped and sustained a suspected knee fracture. He was treated by teh team and evacuated to an ambulance

Mon, 3rd April 2017, 14:32

An elderly male sustained a head injury in a fall. He was treated and evacuated to an air ambulance for evacuation

Sun, 26th March 2017, 11:53

An elderly male was witnessed collapdsing from a distance. Attempts were made to revive him, firstly by bystanders, and subsequently paramedics and team members, but sadly he was diagnosed as having died at the scene. His body was recovered to Ambleside

Thu, 23rd March 2017, 16:15

An elderly male was involved in a incident whereby hs mobility scooter collided with a wall on the egde of a steep road. We assisted in hos treatment and evacuation to air ambulance

Thu, 23rd March 2017, 12:30

A woman sustained a lower leg injury when she slipped. She was treated by team members and evacuated. 

Wed, 22nd March 2017, 15:46

Four people in two cars became stuck on a snow covered road. The team were responding when it became clear they had self-rescued, possibly when it was made clear that we wold only recover the people but not vehicles

Sun, 12th March 2017, 19:30

A large group were reported missing in Langdale. They were quickly located with only limited involvement from the team

Sun, 12th March 2017, 14:10

A man sustained a leg injury while walking near Tarn Crag. He was treated by the tream and then evacuated with assistance from a Coastguard S92

Wed, 8th March 2017, 15:05

A man suffered a fracture/dislocation of the ankle when he slipped

Tue, 7th March 2017, 14:25

A trail hound became cragfast and was reported as so. A small group of team members retrieved it and returned it to its owner

Thu, 2nd March 2017, 12:42

A 65-year-old woman slipped and sustained a suspected ankle fracture

Tue, 28th February 2017, 13:34

We were requested to assist the ambulance service with the evacuation of a 69-year-old who had slipped down a steep bank. 

Sat, 25th February 2017, 15:40

A teenage male with a sprained ankle was recovered from above Rydal Water

Sat, 25th February 2017, 15:17

A 51-year-old female sustained a suspected ankle fracture when she slipped. She was treated by team members and evacuated 

Fri, 24th February 2017, 09:42

A man slipped and sustained a supected fracture femur. 

Wed, 22nd February 2017, 10:05

While involved with the previous search, we were made aware of a male who had collapsed with a suspected CVA. Kendal MRT were requested to assist due to our prior involvement with a search. 

Wed, 22nd February 2017, 08:50

We were requested to assist with a large scale search of the Central Fells for a couple who had been missing overnight. They were located by members of Kirby Stephen MRT, cold and wet

Tue, 21st February 2017, 18:00

We assisted with a search for 4 people overdue from Scafell Pike. They were located cold but OK.

Tue, 21st February 2017, 13:32

A mother and daughter became seperated from the rest of their party near the summit of Pike O'Blisco. A search was organised. They were located when they made their own way down to Langdale

Tue, 21st February 2017, 13:05

A poorly equipped male was retrieved from Steel Fell. 

Sun, 19th February 2017, 15:05

We were requested to assist Coniston MRT with an incident on Coniston Old Man. A woman had dislocated her knee. A Coastguard S92 also assisted

Sat, 18th February 2017, 13:02

An elderly man became exhausted and cold in poor weather on Silver How. He was located by team members and stetchered off

Sat, 11th February 2017, 14:10

Two people became lost of Gt Rigg. They were located by other people on the summit of Fairfield who knew where they were, so wer able to guide them off. We monitored their progres until they were able to confirm that they were safely down

Sat, 21st January 2017, 18:35

A couple became lost inmist. They wee located using SARLOC and given advice on how to get down. They progress was monitored to make sure they got down

Sat, 21st January 2017, 13:55

A woman slipped on wet grass and sustained a lower leg injury. She was treated by team members and evacuated by stretcher

Thu, 12th January 2017, 16:45

Two cars, totalling 4 occupants became stranded in snow on Wryonse Pass. We retrieved them by driving as far up as we could, walking the rest of the way to them and then walking them back to our vehicle and returning to Ambleside

Mon, 9th January 2017, 17:00

A couple became lost and stuck on steep ground. They were located using SARLOC (twice, because they moved, despite being told to stay put) and escorted off

Wed, 4th January 2017, 11:38

A male sustained a head inury when a prior medical condition led to him fainting and falling to the ground

Mon, 2nd January 2017, 17:35

Who'd have thought that today, of all days, it would go dark?? Anyway, it was a surprise to 4 people who becam benighted on Slapestone Edge, Grasmere. They were located using SARLOC and recovered using torches... 

Mon, 2nd January 2017, 15:35

A woman sutained an ankle injury on Bowfell. She managed to get a decent distance down The Band before succumbing to the pain and difficulty walking. She was evacuated the rest of the way by stretcher

Sun, 1st January 2017, 11:42

An early start to the new year and an unfortunate incident for our casualty. A male sustained a suspect fracture/dislocation of the hip when he slipped on a damp rocky path. Treated by team members and evacuated to Ambleside for transfer to hospital by air ambulance

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