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Latest Call Outs, Incidents & Other Events. Numbered Incidents are reported to Mountain Rescue - England & Wales

10. Saturday 2nd April. Spot Pick-Up. 15:27 Hrs. Roeburndale. Team requested to assist the crew of Helimed 72 from the North West Air Ambulance with a 40 year old male, fallen with a broken leg. Location of casualty reported as downhill from Backsbottom Farm near the River Roeburn. Team stood down with a number of members on scene and one of our Landrover Ambulances mobile. The air ambulance crew had been able to deal with the incident and the casualty was safe. Eleven Team members responding. (11 Rescue Person Hours)

9. Sunday 27th March. Spot Pick-Up. 13:36 Hrs. Hurst Green near Clitheroe. A second call out of the day. Just after all the vehicles had been refuelled and returned to bases at Garstang and Penwortham following Incident 8 another call was received from the Ambulance Service to assist a female, aged 50. Reported with leg injuries in fields between Hurst Green and the River Ribble having fallen on the very wet and muddy footpaths. Nineteen Team members with three 4 x 4 Landrover Ambulances responded. Pain killing gas was administered and the casualty was carried to the waiting ambulance at the road head using a combination of stretcher carry and vehicle. (30 Rescue Person Hours)

8. Sunday 27th March. Spot Pick-Up. 10:42 Hrs. Gisburn Forest, Bowland. Team requested by the North West Ambulance Service to assist with a mountain biker, reported as fallen and hit a tree with arm injury in Gisburn Forest near the dam at Stocks Reservoir. First Team members on scene were able to report that the crew from the North West Air Ambulance had been able to easily access the casualty and the Team stood down with fourteen members and two of our 4 x 4 Landrover Ambulances responding. (14 Rescue person Hours)


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