loader-logo

BOWLAND PENNINE MOUNTAIN RESCUE TEAM

Registered Charity Number 511072 BPMRT is a full member of Mountain Rescue England and Wales

Incidents

  • Spot Pick Up, River Lune - Incident 023/2022 The rescue Team were requested by the North West Ambulance Service to assist with an incident that there was a report of 3 people in the river Lune at the Weir upstream of the Caton Picnic site. A multi-agency response with ambulances and the Fire Service on scene determine that the 3 persons […]
  • Spot Pick Up, Wrightington - Incident 022/2022 The rescue Team were called to assist the North West Ambulance Service to assist with a 68-year-old male who has an internal Defibrillator which had fired multiple  times then sent him into Cardiac Arrest. Along with 2 ambulance RRV and two Police car crews on scene, we stretchered the casualty to a nearby […]
  • Spot Pick Up, Grindleton Fell - Incident 021/2022 The rescue Team were called by the North West Ambulance Service to assist with a 50-year-old female who had fallen from her horse. With the injuries being reported as head and lower back, the rescue Team were called to carry out the evacuation. With our partners the Air Ambulance, we stretchered our casualty […]
  • Spot Pick Up, Silverdale - Incident 020/2022 The Team were called by the North West Ambulance Service for a climber who had fallen in the Silverdale area. The 73-year-old male had fallen 20 feet in the Wood Well area and had suspected back and spinal injuries. Helimed was already on scene and they required Mountain Rescue to assist with the […]
  • Search, Longridge Fell - Incident 019/2022 We were requested by Lancashire Constabulary to attend at Longridge Fell to search for a 66-year-old male who had separated from his family on Longridge Fell. As the team assembled at the Jeffery Hill car park to be deployed onto the fell, the good news came through that the missing person had been […]
  • Spot Pick Up, Walton-le-Dale - Incident 018/2022 We were requested by the North West Ambulance Service to attend in Walton-le-dale for a 48-year-old male who had fallen whilst out walking. With Paramedics on scene, the rescue team assisted with medical and evacuation, we used our mountain rescue casualty bag and Bell stretcher to carry off the injured walker who had […]
  • Search, Blackpool - Incident 017/2022 We were requested by Lancashire Constabulary to assist with an on-going search in the Blackpool area for 82-year-old David parker, who had been missing from home for over 36 hours. The rescue team searched areas where it was thought he could be within a short distance of his home, however, after 7 hours […]
  • Spot Pick Up, Heysham Head - Incident 016/2022 We were requested by the North West Ambulance Service to assist with an incident at Heysham Head where a 29-year-old female who was out walking had fallen. She was falling in and out of consciousness and unable to mobilise.   Once the rescue Team were on scene, we assisted the Paramedics and used our […]
  • Search, Forest of Bowland (Day 3) - Incident 015/2022 Wednesday 27th April 2022 the rescue Team were invited back to continue with the high risk missing person search Katie Kenyon in the Forest of Bowland. 14 Team members which included search dogs from our partners Cave Rescue Organisation and Calder Valley Search & Rescue Teams joined us in the continued search. After […]
  • Search, Forest of Bowland (Day 2) - Incident 014/2022 We were requested by the Lancashire Constabulary to return to the Forest of Bowland for the continued search of the high risk missing person Katie Kenyon. Day 2 of the search see’s the rescue Team working in partnership with Greater Manchester and North Wales Police services, Lancashire Fire & Rescue and Mountain Rescue […]
  • Search, Forest of Bowland - Incident 013/2022 Sunday 24th April 2022 we were called and requested to attend an on-going high risk missing person search by Lancashire Constabulary in the Forest of Bowland. The rescue Team assembled with our incident control vehicle and 25 team members to search an area where it was thought the missing person Katie Kenyon could […]
  • Spot Pick Up – Parlick - Incident 012/2022 We were requested by Lancashire Police to attend to an Incident where a Paraglider has fallen approximately 40 feet after his wing snapped, sending the aircraft down onto the fell at Parlick. The team were on scene within 35 minutes of the initial call with some team members living close by in the […]
  • Spot Pick Up, Appley Bridge - 011/2022 We were requested by the North West Ambulance Service to assist with a 26-year-old female who had fallen whilst out walking in the Fairy Glen area of Appley Bridge. The 26 year-old, who has Cerebral Palsy disability was unable to get up after falling. The rescue Team were quickly on scene, although this area […]
  • Spot Pick Up, Anglezark - 010/2022 We were called to assist with a gentleman who was out walking near the  Anglezark reservoir, he had slipped injuring his right ankle. He was in quite a bit of pain so we used our pain relieving gas Entonox. Once stable, we evacuated him on our mountain rescue Bell stretcher the short distance to […]
  • Search, Anglezark Moor/Healy Nab - 009/2022 We were requested by Lancashire Police at 02.35hrs on Sunday 20th February 2022 to assist in a search for a high risk missing person who was believed to be in open land on Anglezark Moor or Healey Nab. As with all searches, circumstances change, and as the rescue Team had just arrived to meet […]
  • Alert/Standby, Storm Dudley - Standby 003/2022 The rescue Team were put on standby for storm Dudley and later storm Eunice. With the weather forecast predicting an Amber warning for high and strong wind in the Cheshire, Merseyside and Lancashire areas, especially high ground and coastal areas reaching 70-80 mph, 41 team members over a period of 24 hours were […]
  • Spot Pick Up, Yarrow Valley Country Park - 008/2022 The rescue Team were requested from the North West Ambulance Service to assist with a female who had slipped whilst out walking in the country park. Once on scene, the rescue Team examined the 75-year-old lady and it was determined that she had possibly broken her left ankle. As our casualty was near the […]
  • Spot Pick Up, Gisburn Forest - 007/2022 Whilst the rescue Team were in Gisburn Forest carrying out exercise and training, team members came across an injured mountain biker in the forest. With injuries being reported as shoulder, team members quickly made an assessment and kept the 40 year-old male warm by using one of our emergency blizzard blankets. Once the medical […]
  • Spot Pick Up, Longridge Fell - Incident 006/2022 The rescue Team were called to Longridge fell to assist the North West Ambulance service who were treating a male who had a Cardiac Arrest. With the terrain being difficult, we were required to assist with the extraction across undulating ground. However, as we were responding, we were stood down as ambulance crews, […]
  • Spot Pick Up, Anglezark Reservoir - Incident 005/2022 The rescue Team were called by the North West Ambulance Service to assist with a 70-year-old female who was out walking along the reservoir bank of Anglezark reservoir. She had slipped on the muddy bank injuring her left ankle and was unable to walk.   The rescue Team, assessed our casualty, provided casualty care […]
  • Spot Pick Up, Claughton - Incident 004/2022 The rescue Team were called to assist and evacuate a horse rider who had fallen and had potentially suffered serious injuries. The female rider, aged 55 was riding along the banks of the river Lune near Claughton in north Lancashire, when attempting a small jump, her horse decided to say no! Thus resulting […]
  • Alert/Standby – Roeburndale - Standby 002/2022 Request for potential assistance by the Cave Rescue Organisation (CRO) to our rescue Team for the for the extraction of a body in the Roeburndale area. A Polaris vehicle and trailer with people on board had fallen into a river when the bridge they were crossing collapsed. The request was for Bowland Pennine […]
  • Spot Pick Up, Silverdale - Incident 003/2022 The rescue Team were called for a second time today to assist with a 76 year-old-female who fallen whilst walking with her partner in the Silverdale area, north Lancashire. Initial injuries were reported as a suspected leg and groin injury as the lady had fallen on her hip on rocks. The rescue Team, […]
  • Spot Pick Up, Gisburn Forest - Incident 002/2022 The first of two callouts for today was at Gisburn Forest for fallen mountain biker. A 55-year-old male had a suspected broken leg after falling on the red skills loop, however, the rescue Team was stood down while we were on route as he was able to make his way to the Hub […]
  • Alert/Standby – Beacon Fell - Standby 001/2022 The rescue Team Incident Controllers were contacted in the evening of the 14th January 2022 to request assistance for a 25-year-old male who was classed as high risk and had gone missing. It was thought he could be in the Beacon Fell area, however, there wasn’t enough intelligence to put him there so […]
  • Spot Pick Up, Parlick - Incident 001/2022 The first call of the year for the rescue Team was to assist the North West Ambulance Service for a male who had slipped and tripped whilst out walking with his partner on Parlick Fell. The 26 year old male had dislocated his left knee so the rescue Team treated as best good, […]
  • Rescue, Stranded Motorists - Incident 070/2021 The rescue team were called by Lancashire Police very early on Boxing day (06.45hrs) for assistance with 3 people who were stranded in their car in snow conditions just north of Slaidburn. They had been reported as being alone since 01.00hrs – with no reported injuries apart from cold and wet (potential Hypothermia) […]
  • Spot Pick Up, Warton Crag - Incident 069/2021 The rescue Team were called at 13.45hrs on Sunday 12th December 2021 for a  69 year-old Male walker who had taken a tumble in the Warton crag area, he had fallen forward injuring his shoulder. His pain score was described as being 10 out of 10 and he was unable to move. Once […]
  • Spot Pick Up, The Beacon Country Park - Incident 068/2021 The rescue Team responded to a 43-year-old female who had fallen with a suspected ankle / Lower leg injury. The casualty was located in woods to the north of Ashurst Beacon. The rescue Team were requested to locate casualty and move her to place of safety. However, the rescue team were stood down […]
  • Spot Pick UP, Nicky Nook - Incident 067/2021 Whilst out walking on Nicky Nook, an 81-year-old male had fallen and had hit his head, he was also reported as having ineffective breathing. Once the rescue team were on scene, the Air Ambulance was also on scene so we assisted where we could as they were located at the trig point on […]
  • Spot Pick Up, Scorton - Incident 066/2021 The rescue team were called to an injured Female, aged 62 near the Six Arches Caravan Park in Scorton who had fallen down river bank. Her injuries included a possible broken ankle ankle. Once the rescue team were on site the team treated then evacuated towards the local land ambulance for further treatment. […]
  • Medical Assistance, Lancaster - Incident 065/2021 Whilst the rescue team were fundraising in Lancaster, a male approximately 45-years-old, fainted and collapsed. Team members gave treatment and called 999 for a local ambulance who then took over the situation. We wish the gentleman all the very best and a speedy recovery.
  • Spot Pick Up, Preston - Incident 064/2021 The rescue team responded to a 71-year-old male fallen down slope in woodland, with a possible dislocated shoulder – once we were on scene, we treated and then walked him back to the land ambulance and handed over to the Paramedics. The incident was located on the Guild Wheel footpath 1/2 mile south […]
  • Spot Pick Up, Gisburn Forest - Incident 063/2021 The rescue team responded to a fallen mountain biker in Gisburn Forest who had fallen into water and had a suspected dislocated shoulder, however, we were stood down responding as the mountain biker has managed to self recover back to Stephen Park and then onto hospital.
  • Spot Pick Up, Stadt Moers - Incident 062/2021 The rescue team were continuing covering the mountain bike event at Stadt Moers just outside Liverpool when we were required a second time to assist a 53-year-old male who had dislocated his shoulder after falling. Team members, again treated our mountain biker then advised him to seek further treatment if needed.
  • Spot Pick Up, Stadt Moers - Incident 061/2021 The rescue team were covering a mountain bike event at Stadt Moers just outside Liverpool when assistance was required for 35-year-old female who had sustained minor facial injuries after falling. Team members treated our mountain biker then advised her to seek further treatment if needed.  
  • Spot Pick Up, Clitheroe - Incident 060/2021 Direct phone call for assistance from the Rossendale & Pendle Mountain Rescue Team Team Leader to our Team Leader for assistance with a 61-year-old male who had fallen and injured his leg on the path near the river Ribble at Clitheroe. However, as we were responding, news came that we were not required […]
  • Spot Pick Up, Nicky Nook - Incident 059/2021 On Thursday afternoon on the 21st October 2021 at approximately 13.10 pm, we received an alert from the North West Ambulance Service for assistance for a 53-year-old female walker who had slipped and had injured her ankle. Once the rescue team were on scene, we treated and evacuated the casualty to a land […]
  • Spot Pick Up, Gisburn Forest - Incident 058/2021 On Sunday afternoon on the 17th October 2021 at approximately 14.10 pm, we received an alert from the North West Ambulance Service for assistance for a 48-year-old female walker who had slipped and had landed heavily on her back. With the incident happening over an hour before we were called, the casualty was […]
  • Spot Pick Up, Carnforth - Incident 057/2021 On Friday afternoon on the 8th October 2021 at approximately 3 pm, we received an alert from the North West Ambulance Service for assistance for a 76-year-old female walker who had collapsed on the canal tow path near the motorway bridge M6. Once team members were on scene, we assisted the ambulance crew […]
  • Search, Bolton-le-Sands - Search, Wolf Fell Incident 056/2021 – On Tuesday evening on the 5th October 2021 at approximately 7.50 pm, we received an alert from the Lancashire Police that we were required to assist and help in a multi-agency search for a 71 year old female with dementia, who had gone missing earlier in the day around […]
  • Spot Pick Up – Gisburn Forest - Incident 055/2021 On Tuesday afternoon on the 28th September 2021 at approximately 1.25pm, we received an alert from the North West Ambulance Service for assistance for a male mountain biker who had fallen badly and had hit a tree on the hope line in Gisburn Forest. This was our 3rd incident in the forest within […]
  • This is how it should look - Incident Heading Incident Text goes here.  This is an incident, these are the details, copy and paste here. Replace the picture in the box on the right with your incident picture. 
  • Spot Pick Up – Ouster Rake Track - Incident 054/2021 – Ouster Rake Track The rescue team were called on Monday afternoon on the 20th September 2021 to a male who was reported to have fallen 100ft from the Ouster Rake path near Dunsop Bridge, he had managed to crawl up the side of the steep gully and was heard shouting for help […]
  • Spot Pick Up – Stalmine - Incident Number 053/2021 – Spot Pick Up Stalmine The team were called early Saturday morning to a walker who had fallen over his dog while out walking and suffered a fractured ankle. The casualty was treated firstly by a passing medic (top effort) he isolated the casualty from the ground and covered him to keep […]
  • Rescue Gisburn Forest - On Sunday 12th September at mid-day, Bowland Pennine MRT were called out by the North West Ambulance Service for a 25-year-old male who had fallen from his mountain bike at the bottom of the infamous Hully Gully route. It transpired that he had managed to walk 400 meters from the crash site in a semi-conscious […]
  • Rescue – Gisburn Forest - Incident 045/2021 The rescue Team were called to assist Lancashire Police with an injured cyclist who had fallen from his bike at the ‘leap of faith’. The team requested the North West Air Ambulance to also attend. The air ambulance crew were first on scene and started the initial first aid. Once stabilised and his […]
  • Rescue, Croasdale Fell – (Motor Cyclist) - Incident 044/2021 – On Wednesday afternoon the 18th August at 16:06hrs Bowland Pennine MRT were called to assist with a motorcycle incident on the Salter Fell track on Croasdale Fell. The 58 year old male had crashed and had injured his spine. With his respiratory rate also declining, the rescue team requested an emergency helicopter […]
  • RTC – Trough of Bowland - Incident 043/2021 – On Sunday evening at 17:45 Bowland Pennine MRT were called to assist with a motorcycle crash near our Smelt Mill base at Dunsop Bridge. A member of the public had raised the alarm with a team member there, and we alerted the North West Ambulance Service. The team member mobilised the team’s […]
  • Search, Wolf Fell - Search, Wolf Fell Incident 042/2021 – On Monday evening at 19.15 pm on the 9th August 2021 we were alerted by Lancashire Constabulary that a 35 year old female was lost and was unable to walk due to fatigue. We used the mountain rescue ‘SARLOC’ facility to pin point her location and we also talked […]