While investigating the previous incident a team member was flagged down for assistance with a man who was fitting and suffered a head injury on the roadside... the team member (also a paramedic) assisted the bystander (also a paramedic) with the man, who subsequently discharged himself from their care...
The team were called to a male who had jumped from rocks in to shallow water at Buckstone's Jump. He sustained fractures to both ankles. One of these was serious and limb-threatening, so after treatment by the team, he was evacuated to hospital via Coastguard helicopter.
Lightening strikes and a massive midge swarm saw the team exposed to noteworthy danger and considerable discomfort!
Someone working in Troutbeck spotte what appeared to be a human shape stationary for a prolonged period on the hillside. Concerned that it was a person, we were requested to investigate.
We recovered a waterproof rucksack cover!
False alarm with good intent
The team assisted with the multi-agency response to Strom Arwen by carrying out welfare checks on people who had been identified as vulnerable or at risk due to ongoing power cuts caused by the storm
Five students attempting to reach Eskdale but got stuck on snow and ice on Wrynose Pass. Access was made extra difficult by fallen trees caused by Storm Arwen, but we eventually managed to get to them and recover them to Ambleside
A dropped call to NWAS suggested that someone was in difficulty in the water at Blea Tarn. We attended along with Fire and Rescue, Police and NWAS. A search of the area revealed nothing, and we were able to stand down when a call was received confirming that the person we were looking for was on the way to hospital in a car
A female took a tumble when her wheelchair slipped off the edge of a path. She sustained multiple cuts and bruises. She was extracted and handed over to ambulance crew for ongoing transport
‘The Beast II’ arrived and wreaked havoc across the county. We were requested to assist NWAS with the evacuation of a person suffering chest pains from a house in Windermere. We transferred her and a paramedic to RLI for treatment