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Incidents 2019

(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)

(10) 20th May, 1 hour
The team responded to a request to help Penrith MRT with an injured walker. The team was stood down after an hour as Penrith MRT were able to extract the casualty on their own.

(9) 28th April, 5 hours
The team was called to the assistance of an off-road motorcyclist who had fallen off on the Breasthigh track between Borrowdale and Tebay. Kendal MRT assisted team members treating a crushed foot and brought the casualty down in their Land Rover to an ambulance at Tebay South M6 services.

(8) 21st April, 1 hour
Team members treated a male member of the public attending the Classic Vehicle Rally in Kirkby Stephen who had collapsed. The patient recovered on scene and did not need an ambulance.

(7) 20th April, 5 hours
A 30 year old fell off her mountain bike by the viaduct at Smardale Gill. She was treated for wrist and face injuries and taken to Cumberland Infirmary. 13 team members attended.

(6) 28th March, 2 hours
A member of the public reported sighting of ‘flares’ on the fells to the north of Brough. After investigating, it was determined that these were most likely from army activity on Warcop Range and the Team stood down. False alarm with good intent. 1 team member involved.

(5) 23rd February, 1 hour
While supporting the High Cup Nick Fell Race the team recovered a female runner who had fallen and injured her face and knee. She was handed over to an ambulance in Dufton. 6 team members were involved.

(4) 19th February, 4 hours
The team responded to a woman with an injured ankle near Fell End. She was treated and taken in a team Land Rover to Lancaster Royal Infirmary.

(3) 9th February, 1 hour
The team was requested by the fire service to attend a horse stuck in mud near Fell End. 8 members responded but the horse had been freed by the time they arrived on scene.

(2) 2nd February, 2 hrs
The team was asked to recover 6 adults, a child and 2 dogs stuck on the Tommy Road in icy conditions. The vehicle was secured off the road and the occupants taken to their destination hotel in Ravenstonedale. 12 members responded.

(1) 3rd January
Over a period of 24 hours four members of the team supported Cockermouth and Penrith teams in the search for a missing person in the Glasson area, west of Carlisle.


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