2021 Incidents

(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)

(5) 27th March, 2.5 hours
The team was asked to support Cumbria Police in the search for a motorist missing after a collision on the M6 near Tebay. Several members of the team helped evacuate the casualty from a steep slope to a Coastguard helicopter in the team stretcher.

(4) 9th February, 1.5 hours
9 members of the team responded to a request by North West Ambulance Service for assistance with evacuating a young patient in a field near Kirkby Stephen.

(3) 8th February, 4 hours
The team assisted with vehicles stuck in snow at Tailbridge. 5 team members were involved.

(2) 8th January, 4 hours
A vehicle with 4 occupants was reported stuck in snow on the Tan Hill road on South Stainmore, having driven past a ‘road closed’ sign. Cumbria Fire and Rescue and 4 team members in two Land Rovers attended and were able to dig the vehicle out and return it and the occupants to a driveable road.

(1) 8th January, 4 hours
The team was asked to transport a district nurse to a patient near Tebay after heavy snow in the area. Two team members provided a lift there and back from Shap in a team Land Rover.

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