44. Saturday 19th
November. Spot Pick-Up. 13:00 Hrs. High Bullough Reservoir, West Pennine Moors.
Team contacted by Incident Controller from Bolton MRT. The North West Ambulance
Service were unable to reach a casulaty reported as collapsed. Initially it was
unclear where the casualty was – Yarrow Reservoir, Anglezarke Reservoir, High
Bullough Reservoir? However, Bolton MRT were able to SARLoc the informant and
the response on our mapping software indicated High Bullough Reservoir. Team
responded to assist BMRT. However at 13:20 Hrs the Team stood down as one of
BMRT’s vehicles had been able to access the area and met up with the casualty
who was walking off and was safe.
43. Sunday 13th
November. Spot Pick-Up. 12:22 Hrs. White Coppice, West Pennine Moors.
North West Ambulance requested the Team assist with a 35-year-old female.
Reported as fallen sustaining a broken ankle, lower leg injury in the quarries
to the east of White Coppice. Casualty, who had been out fell running, was
quickly located and wrapped in a casualty bag. She was then stretched out of the
quarries and down to the waiting land ambulance at the White Coppice Cricket
Club. 16 Team members responding to this incident. (20 Rescue Person Hours)
S14. Thursday 10th
November. Standby Search. 22:03 Hrs. Whittle-le-Woods. Request from
Lancashire Constabulary to help with the developing search for a missing
81-year-old female in the Whittle-le-Woods area. Missing since about 18:00 Hrs
with her health giving case for concern. Request was for the Trailing Dog and
handler (from Bolton MRT) to attend but they were not available. Team remained
available but were not required for the search.
42. Wednesday 2nd
November. Spot Pick-Up. 16:13 Hrs. Brinscall near Chorley. Report from
the North West Ambulance Service of a 48-year-old male with a broken leg in
Brinscall Woods to the east of Chorley. Casualty was not at position reported
but was soon located a short distance away near a reservoir some 250 meters from
the nearest road access. Pain killing gas was administered and the leg splinted
by the Team. This was followed by a carry of the casualty on a Bell Mountain
Rescue stretcher across a small river and a fence to the waiting land ambulance.
16 Team members involved in this incident. (24 Rescue Person Hours)