2022 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)

(04) 24th April, 2 hours 15mins
A mountain biker had fallen from their bike on Hartley Fell. Initial reports were that he had sustained spinal injuries. Upon arrival, members were able to assess the casualty and administer pain relief for a serious shoulder injury. North West Ambulance Service paramedics were able to make their way on foot to the scene, and after further assessment the Team stretchered the casualty to the road ambulance.  12 members were involved.

(03) 11th February, 1 hour
The team was called to search for two walkers who were lost in poor visibility near Cow Green reservoir, which is on the North-Eastern boundary of our area. After establishing their likely location, the callout was passed to our colleagues at Teesdale and Weardale MRT as their response time would be far quicker to the area.

(2) 23rd January, 1 hour
The team was called to a female with a foot injury on Hartley Fell. She was quickly recovered by 7 team members.

(1) 22nd January, 1 hour
Four team members turned out to assist Penrith MRT with 3 males lost on Cross Fell.

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