Incident Report #13 2019

Sat, 9th February 2019, 03:21
An early start to assist police in searching for a despondent male who had reported himself as taking an overdose. He was located by team members, his condition stabilised and he was transferred to an ambulance. Storm Erik made for challenging conditions
Man Hours: 
10 team members for 3 hours
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Incident Report #76 2018

Wed, 3rd October 2018, 09:10
Vulnerable male reported missing, possibly in our area. A search was organised, but nothing was found
Man Hours: 
11 team members for 4 hours, plus search dogs
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Incident Report #6 2018

Fri, 19th January 2018, 07:18
We were requested by Cumbria Police to check Rydal Caves as part of their enquiries into the whereabouts of a missing male. Nothing was found
Man Hours: 
3 team members for 1.5 hours
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Incident Report #35 2016

Sat, 16th April 2016, 16:45

Shouts for help were heard in the vicinity of Hell Ghyll. Checks were carried out in the area but nothing was found. False alarm with good intent

Man Hours: 
17 team members for 3 hours
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Incident Report #41 2015

Mon, 18th May 2015, 07:30

A couple had spent the night out in the Scafell Pike region. Efforts to locate them overnight were unsuccessful, so the search was scaled up first thing. 

Teams from ourselves, Wasdale, Keswick, Duddon and Furness and searh dogs were all involved.

They were located near the summit of the Pike, assisted to below the cloud base and evacuated by Royal Navy Sea King

Man Hours: 
7 team members for 5 hours, plus Wasdale, Keswick, Duddon and Furness and search dogs
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Incident Report #67 2014

Sun, 17th August 2014, 20:20
Three adults phoned 999 and reported themselves in difficulty in the Scafell area, reporting sleet and strong winds and being very cold. Wasdale MRT attempted to locate them from around 3:30pm, but could find them, or re-contact them. When there was still no trace of them by 8pm the attempts to locate them was widened. Car parks in valleys in Borrowdale, Eskdale and Langdale were checked for a vehicle reported as belonging to them.
Man Hours: 
2 team members for 1.5 hours
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Incident Report #24 2014

Sun, 6th April 2014, 15:20

A SPOT device was activated in the Rossett Crag area. ARCC Kinloss made initial inquiries as to the nature of the problem, but were unable to get much useful information. On the basis that the most likely users of this device was a group of 5 young people, the team was called to investigate.

Man Hours: 
16 team members for 2 hours
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Incident Report #96 2013

Thu, 26th December 2013, 23:49
Lights were reported, apparently flashing, near the summit of School Knott. A team member went to investigate, but by then, the lights had disappeared. A false alarm with good intent
Man Hours: 
2 team members for 1 hour
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Incident Report #77 2013

Mon, 23rd September 2013, 21:05

While searching for the missing man from the previous rescue, another call came in from two more people who had become benighted at an unspecific location. They had no real idea where they where, but thanks to a bit of web based jiggery pokery we were able to locate them with technology. They were then hunted down by humans and escorted from the fell

Man Hours: 
13 team members for 4 hours, plus SARDA
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Incident Report #76 2013

Mon, 23rd September 2013, 17:30

A man phoned for help after losing his map and getting lost. He was able to give a detailed description of his route and he was located fairly quickly in the Mart Crag Moor area by team members. He was assisted off the fell down to Langdale.

Man Hours: 
13 team members for 4 hours, plus Keswick MRT and SARDA
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