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Call Outs, Incidents & Other Events. Numbered
Incidents are reported to Mountain Rescue - England & Wales
Saturday 20th August. Search. 05:20
Hrs Haigh Hall Country Park near Wigan. Team Incident Controllers
contacted by Team Leader from Bolton MRT requesting assistance in the developing
search for a vulnerable male, age 23. The missing persons car had been located
at Haigh Hall Country Park near Wigan. Team responded with 6 persons and one 4 x
4 Landrover Ambulance. However, just before arrival we were informed that the
missing person had been located. He was quickly transferred by Bolton MRT to a
waiting land ambulance for the journey to Hospital. (14 Rescue Person Hours)
30. Tuesday 16th
August. Spot Pick-Up. 17:56 Hrs Stoneyhurst College, Hurst Green. Team
requested by NWAS to assist with a male, who had fallen ill on top of
scaffolding at Stoneyhurst College. Team stood down on route when it was
reported that Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service had been able to bring the
casualty down to safety. Rossendale & Pendle MRT and a NWAS HART Team also
responding to this incident.
29. Friday 12th
August. Spot Pick-Up. 11:20 Hrs Yarrow Valley Country Park, Chorley.
Team requested by the North West Ambulance Service to assist with an 81-year-old
male at the Yarrow Valley Country Park. Reported as had been unconscious with
the ambulance service paramedics requesting assistance with the evacuation.
First two Team members on scene assisted with the short carry to the waiting
land ambulance. Bolton MRT also called by our Team Leader to assist with this
28. Tuesday 9th
August. Spot Pick-up. 14:46 Hrs Marshaw Fell, Bowland.
The Team was
called to assist the North West Ambulance Service with the treatment of a
64-year-old male reportedly collapsed on Marshaw Fell in Bowland. First Team
members on scene assisted with the loading of the casualty onto the North West
Air Ambulance for the onward journey to the Royal Preston Hospital. Fourteen
team members with three of our 4 x 4 Landrover Ambulances responding. (14 Rescue
Postscript. The gentleman died in
hospital a short time later. The Team extends its condolences to family and
friends of the casualty at his very sad time.
Langden Castle in the heart of our area.