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

64. Sunday 22nd October. Spot Pick-Up / RTC. 17:26 Hrs. Yealand Redmayne, North Lancashire. Team requested to assist the North West Ambulance Service with a male who had crashed his car near Brow Foot Farm. On exiting the car the male had collapsed and was in a very awkward position to extract from. No NWAS crew on scene at time of call out. Team was stood down very quickly at 17:42 Hrs with 16 persons responding when the arriving NWAS paramedics confirmed they could deal with the situation. (4.5 Rescue Person Hours)

S14. Sunday 15th October. Standby Search. 19:18 Hrs. Scafell Area, Lake District. Team Leaders contacted by MR Silver Incident Controller from the Lake District Search and Mountain Rescue Association (LDSAMRA) as to our availability the following day. An extensive search was underway over the Scafell area for a missing hill walker. As Team member availability was about to be gathered we were stood down. Sadly, a body was discovered the following day. Our thoughts are now with the family and friends of the walker.

Wasdale MRT Incident 88/2017

63. Tuesday 3rd October. Spot Pick-Up. 15:28 Hrs. Gisburn Forest, Bowland. Team requested to assist the North West Ambulance Service with a male mountain biker near Whelp Stone Crag in Gisburn Forest. Reported as fallen from his bike with a head injury. Land Ambulance from the Yorkshire Ambulance Service attending. Team stood down responding with three vehicles mobile and 15 persons attending when it was determined that the YAS Ambulance had already evacuated the casualty to the Royal Blackburn Hospital. (24 Rescue Person Hours)


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