(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)
(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.
(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.