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Incidents 2018

(Note: incidents given with a number in brackets are officially reportable, while the others relate to standbys, event cover and incidents outside the team area at which team members were present)

(29) 14th May, 3 hours
The team, assisted by Penrith MRT, attended a paraglider who had landed badly on Murton Pike. The man in his sixties was taken to hospital from the scene by air ambulance. 5 KSMRT team members attended.

(28) 6th May, 4 hours
The team attended a young woman who had damaged her hip by the river at Stenkrith, Kirkby Stephen. No ambulance was available so she was taken to Lancaster hospital in a Land Rover. 13 team members attended.

(27) 2nd May, 4 hours
Three team members went to help Keswick MRT search for a missing fell runner near Scafell Pike. Having reached their search area the runner was found by another search party and they were stood down.

(26) 15th April, 3 hrs 15 mins
13 team members responded to evacuate a female walker from Nan Hill near Tebay who had slipped and suffered a head injury. The casualty was stretchered to a Land Rover and driven down to meet a land ambulance.

(25) 8th April, 3 hours
A 74 year old female walker with an ankle injury was recovered to a road ambulance from St Anne's Highway. 12 team members responded.

(18-24) 17th - 18th March
The team dealt with a series of incidents involving people trapped by snow in cars. These included recovering 15 people from Stainmore Cafe who were stranded after a collision on the A66.

(7-17) 28th Feb - 3rd March
The team dealt with a series of incidents during the 'Beast from the East' bad weather event. The base was permanently manned for two days and nights. Most incidents involved motorists trapped in snow while trying to bypass the closed A66 over minor trans-Pennine routes. The team also took a district nurse on patient visits.

(5&6) 24th February, 3 hours
While supporting the High Cup Nick fell race the team evacuated two separate casualties. One was taken to Penrith Hospital for examination and the other to Dufton.

(4) 21st February, 3 hours
5 members of the team assisted Kendal MRT with a female walker who had injured her ankle near Milnthorpe, Sedbergh.

(3) 21st January, 3.5 hours
The team assisted with a motorist whose vehicle was stuck in snow at Tailbridge. The vehicle was made safe and the motorist brought to Kirkby Stephen to spend the night.7 team members attended.

(2) 16th January, 6 hours
The team was asked to assist Wasdale MRT in the search for a missing walker on Scafell. 8 team members responded. The missing person was found, safe and well, after spending two nights on the mountain.

(1) 14th January, 4hrs
The team, assisted by Kendal MRT, recovered a woman with an ankle injury near the top of Cautley Spout. She was handed over to an ambulance at the Cross Keys. 10 KSMRT members took part, along with 9 from Kendal MRT.


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