Incident Reports 2021

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Incident Report #83 2021

A man reported that hi dog had fallen some considerable distance and sustained a number of injuries including a broken leg. The team attended to evacuate the dog but the man made good progress carrying it on his own and arrived at the car park as we did. We were able to refer him to a vet and stand down

Man Hours
8 team members for 1.5 hours
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NY285079

Incident Report #69 2021

The team assisted Duddon and Furness MRT along with other LDSAMRA teams with an extended search for a missing teenage male. We were tasked to search Cathedral Cave in Little Langdale and having completed this we were returning to base when we were flagged down by a member of the public who had located the young man and was looking to return him to safety

Man Hours
5 team members for 4 hours, 1 team member for 6 hours
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NY330031

Incident Report #57 2021

A woman took a 5m fall while climbing, sustaining face, head, neck and back injuries. A Coastguard helicopter was requested to assist and their paramedic along with team members worked to stabilise the woman on the ledge she had landed on before she was eventually lifted off and flown to hospital

Man Hours
13 team members for 6 hours
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NY277069

Incident Report #51 2021

A man took a fall near Three Tarns, sustaining a serious head injury. We requested helicopter assistance and Great North Air Ambulance were able to attend. The man was stabilised and transferred to the helicopter, then flown to hospital

Man Hours
12 team members for 4 hours
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NY248061

Incident Report #48 2021

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

Man Hours
16 team members for 1.5 hours
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NY293042

Incident Report #29 2021

An early start when a photographer trying to catch the early morning mist fell off the small crag he was standing on. He sustained an injury to his shoulder 

 

He was treated by the team and evacuated to an ambulance waiting on the road

Man Hours
11 team members for 1.5 hours
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NY282031

Incident Report #27 2021

A young male became stuck in a bog and was unable to get out. 

 

With many of the team committed to the ongoing rescue a couple of team members were mustered to attend. The man was assisted out of the bog by two passers-by while they were on route and the team members were able to stand down

Man Hours
2 team members fo r1 hou
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NY366040

Incident Report #17 2021

A walker injured his ankle. He was unable to raise the alarm due to lack of mobile signal so his friend went to the nearest farmhouse for help. The team was responding when we were contacted to say that the man had been assisted from the hill by other people and was now in his car.

Man Hours
14 team members for 1 hour
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NY271053

Incident Report #15 2021

A man was reported as collapsed and drifting in and out of consciousness. He was attended by the team. Given his reported condition an air ambulance was requested to assist. He was assessed by their doctor and then stretchered to a waiting land ambulance

Man Hours
10 team members for 2.25 hours
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NY360070

Incident Report #10 2021

A group of three became cragfast on Jack's Rake when they took a wrong turn. The team was mobilised to assist them and was en-route when the managed to downclimb and get back on the correct route and make it out

The team was able to stand down

Man Hours
11 team members for 1.75 hours
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Location
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NY2846307866

Incident Report #9 2021

The team was made aware of a male who had wandered into Eskdale while trying to find his way back from Scafell to Langdale. He was initially given advice by a Wasdale MRT team leader before passing the monitoring of his progress over to LAMRT 

He was sheltered overnight by an ML group who were camping overnight and finally pointed in the right direction to get off the hill

 

 

Man Hours
1 team member for 9 hours
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NY236074

Incident Report #5 2021

Two adventurers attempted to climb the snow covered face of Harrison Stickle. Inadequately equipped, they got stuck and called for help. The team set off to recover them but they contacted us to say they'd managed to get back on to safe ground themselves

We left them to it

Man Hours
18 team members for 1.5 hours
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NY2827007330

Incident Report #3 2021

A young woman reported that she was unable to locate a way down from Blea Rigg as darkness approached. Two team members were mobilised to retrieve her, but were able to stand down when she reported tha shed found the dam at Stickle Tarn and could find her way from there

Man Hours
3 team members for 1 hour
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NY288075