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Incidents 2018

No.DateIncident
12 JanA 75-year-female walking with an organised group injured her ankle near Scale Force, Buttermere. The Team attended, treated her and stretchered her to a waiting NWAS road ambulance in Buttermere Village.
24 JanTwo walkers became lost in cloudy conditions near Graystones, Whinlatter and asked for assistance. A small Team started a search whilst a SARLOC fix was attempted. The SARLOC was successful and Team members met up with the missing walkers on Embleton High Common, then walked them back to their vehicle at Scawgill Bridge.
36 FebDuring snowy weather, the Team were asked by Cumbria Police to provide assistance at a road traffic accident on Steel Brow, Frizington. As Team members were assembling the incident was dealt with and the Team was stood down.
46 FebA holiday cottage owner from Lorton phoned the base, which is not normally manned, for advice regarding two overdue guests and happened to find a team member there. After contacting local pubs a couple matching their description was identified as recently having left and no further action was taken.
510 FebA 34-year-old walker from Workington was reported overdue on a walk around Buttermere. Team leaders left voicemails on his phone and sent a SARLOC message and within an hour he called back safe and well. No further action was required.
617 FebKeswick MRT asked for assistance with retrieving a dog, stuck in snowy conditions on a ledge near the top of Lonscale Fell. A rope system was rigged, the dog was retrieved and returned to its owners unharmed.
723 FebA 70-year-old male in a party of four fell and injured himself near the summit of Pillar mountain. The GNAA H58 attended and their crew accessed the casualty and advised that a winching helicopter would be required. The GNAA lifted CMRT members to the summit of Pillar to assist and Coastguard helicopter R199 attended from Prestwick, winched the casualty on board and transported him to Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle.
824 FebThe Team was called to assist a lone walker, who had fallen a considerable distance down a steep and rocky snow slope below the Shamrock Traverse, Pillar mountain. Coastguard rescue helicopter R199 attended a local landing site, where a helicopter training session had just finished, and transported three team members to the scene. The casualty was treated and winched aboard then flown to Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle.
91 MarAssistance was requested to help a NWAS ambulance crew access a property in the Wythop Mill area in snowy conditions. Team members and personnel from Cumbria Fire and Rescue assisted the crew.
101 MarCMRT provided transport for and support to District Nurses in the east of the county during the severe weather event.
111 MarTeam members undertook the transfer of a patient from the Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle to the Cottage Hospital, Cockermouth. Due to deteriorating weather and road closures they had to return to the RVI and overnighted in Newcastle before successfully completing the transfer on 2nd March.
121 MarTeam members travelled again to the east of the county following reports of a stranded train near the A69. As members were travelling towards the scene they learned that Cumbria Police had arranged for another train to come to the scene so members were stood down and returned to base.
132 MarCMRT provided further support in the east of the county during the severe weather event.
144 MarAs the severe weather event continued, the Team were asked to provide members with skis and snowshoes who could access properties still cut off by snow. 10 CMRT members volunteered but were not required to deploy.
157 MarTwo walkers became lost in wintry weather and cloud between Scale Force waterfall and Red Pike summit, Buttermere, and asked for assistance. Two Teams started searching from the Buttermere and Ennerdale valleys and as they converged on the Red Pike Ridge, the walkers called in safe and well from Buttermere. Members then returned to their respective valleys.
1618 MarTeam members assisted Cumbria Police in the early morning with a search for a missing male in the Wigton area.
1718 MarNWAS requested assistance to carry a male casualty, who had been attacked by a ram in field near Cockermouth and sustained a knee injury, to their ambulance. A small team attended and stretchered the casualty to the road ambulance.
1813 AprThe Team was called to assist a 55-year old female walker, who had fallen whilst descending the Scale Force path, Buttermere, sustaining head and shoulder injuries. The crew of GNAA H58 flew to a nearby landing site, accessed and treated the casualty and Team Members prepared her for a stretcher evacuation. Coastguard AW189 helicopter R199 made several attempts to access the site to winch the casualty but the increasing cloud and fog thwarted their attempts. The team stretchered the casualty to Buttermere, from where she was taken by road ambulance to Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle.
1924 AprA 25 year-old male fell from his mountain bike in Setmurthy Wood, sustaining head, shoulder, chest and leg injuries. The team treated him at the scene with assistance from an NWAS paramedic crew, then stretchered him to a Coastguard AW189 helicopter R199 from Prestwick. He was transferred to Cumberland Infirmary Carlisle.
201 MayTeam members took part in a long search in difficult weather conditions, also involving many members from Keswick MRT and Wasdale MRT. A male fell-runner had become separated from his running partner during the afternoon on Leg 4 of the Bob Graham Round route and his partner had descended to Black Sail YHA to raise the alarm.
212 MayThe search for the missing fell-runner resumed at first light, with assistance from Teams from around and beyond the LDSAMRA region. The missing runner was found at about 7.30am and was flown to Newcastle Royal Victoria Infirmary by Coastguard S92 rescue helicopter R936 from Caenarvon. Unfortunately he did not survive.
225 MayThe Team was called to a 42-year old female walker from the Glasgow area, who had slipped on the path beside Crummock Water and sustained an ankle injury. She was treated at the scene by the Team and the Team Doctor. She was stretchered to High Park, Loweswater then taken by NWAS road ambulance to West Cumberland Hospital, Whitehaven.
236 MayTeam leaders received a call late in the evening regarding an overdue guest at Ennerdale YHA. Whilst the base was being manned the missing female turned up at the YHA.
2410 MayWasdale MRT received a call to assist a male mountain biker, who had fallen from his bike near Black Sail YHA. The call was passed to Cockermouth MRT as it was in our area. It was not possible to get back in touch with the informant. A small number of team members went to the reported location but no trace of the mountain biker could be found.
2514 MayDuring the Team's monthly meeting, a call was received to assist a 70-year old female, cragfast in Warnscale, Buttermere. Team members made their way towards the scene, however the lady had managed to extricate herself and walk down to Gatesgarth Farm.
2617 MayTeam leaders received a call from Honister Slate Mine, when a 50-year old female injured her ankle. She managed to make her own way out of the mine and no further assistance was required from CMRT members.
2719 MayWasdale MRT were alerted when rock fall was reported in the Scoat Fell/Pillar area, with two people injured. The call was then passed to CMRT. GNAA H58 was sent to the scene and airlifted four Cockermouth MRT members for assistance. Coastguard SAR helicopter R199 was also requested from Prestwick. One male casualty had sustained an ankle injury and was airlifted down to Gillerthwaite. One female casualty had sustained minor cuts and walked down to Gillerthwaite with the Team members. The casualties were transferred to West Cumberland Hospital, Whitehaven, using CMRT Sprinter.
2819 MayWhilst the casualties from Callout 27 were being transferred to Gillerthwaite, reports of a 71-year old male with an ankle injury near Blackbeck Tarn, Buttermere were received. Further team members were sent to the scene via Honister and others made their way from Ennerdale. The casualty was treated at the scene, stretchered to Dubs Hut, then driven to Honister Mine. He was then handed over to a NWAS land ambulance for onward transfer to hospital.

Incidents 2017

No.DateIncident
110 FebThe Team was asked to assist Keswick MRT with a search for a vulnerable missing person in the Stonethwaite area. Members of Penrith MRT also assisted. After searching for two hours Team members were stood down by Cumbria Police following receipt of new information.
216 FebLate in the afternoon, a 33-year-old male fell 3-4m whilst descending steep ground between the summit of Haystacks and Gatesgarth Farm, Buttermere. He sustained arm and head injuries. Fortunately his companion managed to descend all the way to Gatesgarth and raised the alarm. The Team was called to  his location, treated his injuries and stretchered him to Gatesgarth, from where a waiting NWAS road ambulance took him to Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle.
322 FebMembers of Cockermouth MRT, along with others from Keswick, Wasdale, Duddon & Furness, Kirkby Stephen, Penrith and Lake District Mountain Rescue Search Dogs Teams searched the Central Fells for two walkers overdue from a walk up Scafell Pike since the previous day. A search the previous evening had been halted at midnight due to appalling weather conditions. The missing persons were located in the Upper Esk area having survived a wet and windy night in their survival bag and were flown back to Keswick base by S92 Coastguard rescue helicopter R999, from Prestwick.
427 FebTwo walkers called the Team for assistance when they become disorientated in cloud and snow near the summit of High Crag, Buttermere. Team leaders used the SARLOC tool to confirm their location and a small party walked up the hill to meet them and escort them back down to Gatesgarth Farm.
56 MarFour sheep were rescued from ledges on High Crag at the request of Gatesgarth Farm, Buttermere.
69 MarA 74-year-old female fell near the summit of Great Borne, Ennerdale and suffered a laceration to her forehead. The team was called and GNAA Helimed 58 from Langwathby also attended. Fortunately the air ambulance was able to land nearby and flew the casualty to West Cumberland Hospital, Whitehaven, for further treatment.
710 MarA 50-year-old female sustained an ankle injury when she slipped on the path around Crummock Water. The Team treated her at the scene, stretchered her back to Low Park and she was taken to Cumberland Infirmary, Carlise by NWAS road ambulance.
810 MarA 39-year-old male sustained an ankle injury when he slipped on wet ground descending from Scarth Gap, Buttermere. The Team treated him at the scene, stretchered him to Gatesgarth Farm and he was taken to West Cumberland Hospital, Whitehaven by NWAS road ambulance.
912 MarThe Team was called in the early hours to assist with a large multi-agency search for a missing person in the vicinity of Silloth. After searching through the night the individual was located and flown to Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle by S92 Coastguard rescue helicopter, R999.
1019 MarA 52-year-old lady from Suffolk slipped whilst descending the fell side just above the village of Buttermere. She was treated by Team members for a suspected broken ankle, before being stretchered from the fell and handed over to an NWAS road ambulance at Buttermere.  
1123 MarThe Team was called out following reports of a possible paraglider crash near Isel/the north west end of Bassenthwaite Lake.  GNAA Heilmed 58 and a Police helicopter also attended and a search of the area was completed but nothing was found.
1226 MarThe Team was called out to assist a 64-year-old lady from Carlisle who had slipped on wet ground and sustained an ankle injury near Black Crag, Loweswater. The injured lady was treated at the scene by one of the Team’s doctors and then stretchered a short distance to the NWAA Helimed 75. The casualty was transported by air to the Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle.
1328 MarThe Team received a call to assist a 64-year-old male who had sustained an ankle injury. From initial information it was thought that he was near Honister Mine and team members, supported by GNAA Helimed 58, attended. However it became apparent that he was near Force Crag Mine, Coledale, and the callout was passed to Keswick MRT, who were assisted by S92 Coastguard rescue helicopter R999.
141 AprA 72-year-old lady from London slipped whilst walking down the path near Scale Beck, suffering an ankle injury. The Team attended and treated her, then stretchered her to Buttermere village from where a NWAS road ambulance took her to West Cumberland Hospital, Whitehaven.
1516 AprThe Team received a call to assist a party of four lost in mist near the summit of Red Pike, Buttermere. They had good equipment so kept themselves warm whilst some walkers who had heard their whistle signals from Bleaberry Tarn walked up to assist them. Three Team members also met up with the party on the hill and assisted them down to Syke Farm Campsite, Buttermere.
1617 AprThe Team were asked to assist the crew of GNAA Helimed H58 with evacuating a young female who had fallen from her horse down an embankment near Frizington. Whilst team members were responding a NWAS road ambulance crew managed to assist the Helimed crew and the team were stood down.
173 MayThe Team was called to a 63-year-old male walker near the boathouse on Crummock Lakeshore, who had been pulled off his feet by his dog and fallen down a bank, receiving injuries to his leg, arm, and head. He was treated by Team members at the scene and transferred to a waiting NWAS road ambulance at Scale Hill car park by Team Landrover. He was taken to West Cumberland Hospital, Whitehaven, for further treatment
1814 MayKeswick MRT requested assistance with evacuating a casualty from Force Crag Mine area, as they had been unable to open the track gate and needed more manpower for a long stretcher carry. Fortunately they managed to get hold of some keys and stood Cockermouth Team Members down as they were heading along the A66.
1919 MayThe Team was called to a 35-year-old male who had slipped and injured his ankle on Haystacks above Buttermere. Due to low numbers the team leader called in Keswick MRT. Whilst on route to the incident, the first Cockermouth Team vehicle came across a female cyclist who had fallen from her bike whilst descending into Buttermere village, suffering  head and shoulder injuries. The Team stopped and treated the lady at the scene and due to the potentially serious nature of her injuries, requested an Air Ambulance. Meanwhile Keswick MRT continued to the first incident, treated the casualty at the scene on Haystacks, and began a stretcher evacuation back towards Honister Slate Mine. The GNAA arrived in Buttermere and flew the injured cyclist to Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle. CMRT then joined KMRT on Haystacks and assisted with the evacuation of the original casualty back to Honister Slate Mine where he was transferred into the waiting NWAS road ambulance and taken to West Cumberland Hospital, Whitehaven.
2028 MayThe Team Leader was contacted with a report of a person in difficulty above Kirkstile Gully on Melbreak, Loweswater. He was nearby and witnessed someone climb back up to safety, then made contact with the informant and confirmed that the person was no longer in difficulty. No further action was taken.
2131 MayThe Team was requested to assist a male casualty from Cockermouth with severe chest pain on the Whiteside / Hopegill Head ridge. The Team quickly made their way to the casualty and treated him, then carried him a short distance to S92 Coastguard rescue helicopter, R999, which had landed nearby. He was flown to Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle.
222 JunTeam Leaders received a report of a possible crashed paraglider on Whiteside. On further discussion with the informant it became apparent that the pilot was moving and walking around near his canopy. A small Team attended the site and found the pilot had been unable to take off due to lack of wind and had waited around in case the wind picked up. An air ambulance and a road ambulance on route were stood down.
2316 JunThe Team was called to two walkers, who had become cragfast in the Green Crag area, on Haystacks, Buttermere. Team members attended the scene and the cragfast walkers were short-roped back to safety (along with their two dogs).
2416 JunIn a separate incident at the same time as incident 23, a lady became lost in mist whilst on the Coast-to-Coast walk in Ennerdale. The lost lady was located using SARLOC, which saved us a lot of searching, as she was some way off her intended route. Two Team members went to her location and walked her back to the valley. One Team member then drove her round from Ennerdale all the way to Borrowdale, where she was staying that evening.
2519 JunThe Team was called to a walker visiting from Western Australia, who had injured her ankle whilst descending Gamlin End near the summit of High Crag, Buttermere. She was on the Coast-to-Coast route with her husband. Her husband descended to the valley to raise the alarm. The Team ascended from Gatesgarth and treated the casualty. NWAA Helimed 08 attended from Blackpool and managed to land on top of High Crag just as the first Team members arrived at the scene. The lady was stretchered back up to the top of High Crag and flown from there to West Cumberland Hospital, Whitehaven via the helicopter. 
2624 JunA 15-year-old Duke of Edinburgh's Award participant injured her ankles near Floutern Cop, Loweswater. Her companions raised the alarm and the Team were called out. Their position was confirmed using SARLOC and Team members attended, treated the young lady and stretchered her to a waiting NWAS road ambulance at Kirkgate Farm, Loweswater. She was transported to West Cumberland Hospital, Whitehaven.
2728 JunA 17-year-old Duke of Edinburgh's Award participant injured his leg near Little Dodd, Ennerdale. His companions raised the alarm and the Team were called out. Team members attended, treated the young man and stretchered him to a waiting NWAS road ambulance at Bowness Knott, Ennerdale. He was transported to West Cumberland Hospital, Whitehaven.
281 JulThe Team was called to assist a female runner participating in a mountain marathon with her son. She had slipped on the Crummock lakeshore path painfully dislocating her right shoulder. She was treated at the scene, initially by two other competitors, who happened to be A+E doctors, and then by the Team, who carried her to Low Park, Loweswater, from where she was transferred by NWAS road ambulance to Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle.
291 JulAs the Team were repacking the vehicles and equipment from call out 28, a call came in to assist a 68-year-old male walker from Liverpool. He had fallen approximately 3 metres down a rocky path beside Green Crag, Haystacks, landing on his head and also suffering injuries to his right leg. Coastguard rescue helicopter R199, from Prestwick, was called in to assist due to the nature of the man's injuries. However weather conditions on scene deteriorated and, following a favourable assessment by the Team doctor, it was decided to stand the helicopter down. The Team carried the casualty back to the team Land Rovers above Honister and transferred him to the Slate Mine, from where he was transferred by NWAS road ambulance to West Cumberland Hospital, Whitehaven. There were 5 other family members with the casualty, all who were very cold and wet. All were helped from the fell by Team members
308 JulThe Team was called to assist a 20-year-old female who had slipped and injured her ankle whilst walking around Ennerdale Water. Team members treated her at the scene, splinted her leg and carried her a short distance to the Team vehicles. From there she was driven to a waiting NWAS road ambulance at Bowness Knott and transferred to West Cumberland Hospital, Whitehaven.
3111 JulThe team was called to assist a 60-year-old female who had suffered an ankle injury whilst walking on the Buttermere lakeshore path. The Team attended and treated her and because of the nature of her injury she was carried a short distance to GNAA Helimed 58, which airlifted her to Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle.
3214 JulA 17 year old Duke of Edinbugh's Award participant became unwell at Low Ling Crag, Crummock. The alarm was raised and the Team was called out. Team members attended, assessed and stretchered the young man to a waiting NWAS road ambulance near the Fish Hotel, Buttermere. 
3315 JulTwo walkers were reported overdue on a walk from Gatesgarth Farm, Buttermere, over Haystacks. Happily they turned up safe and well at Gatesgarth before any action was taken.
3421 JulThe Team was called to assist a 49-year-old female, part of a CCF training group from Bolton, who had slipped high on the path just below Gamlin End, Buttermere. The group had camped overnight on the ridge above and were making their way back down to Gatesgarth Farm. Team members treated the casualty at the scene, administering pain relief and splinted her injured leg. The Team stretchered the casualty down into Warnscale Bottom, and transferred her by Land Rover to a NWAS road ambulance at Gatesgarth. She was taken to West Cumberland Hospital, Whitehaven for further treatment.
3525 JulTeam Leaders were contacted when a climber from Durham became separated from his friend descending from Pillar. It was rapidly ascertained that they were descending into Wasdale's area and the callout was passed to WMRT.
3626 JulThe Team was called to 80-year-old man who had fallen. The gentleman, from the Oxford area, was walking the Coast-to-Coast. He slipped whilst crossing a beck in Ennerdale sustaining a head injury and was helped out of the water by his walking companion. They had made their own way to Black Sail Youth Hostel by the time the Team arrived. Team members assessed the casualty and treated him then transported him to an NWAS road ambulance near Gillerthwaite. He was taken to West Cumberland Hospital, Whitehaven for further checks and treatment.
374 AugNWAS contacted the Team for assistance with carrying a 72-year-old female across fields in Workington. A vehicle with five Team members on board was sent to assist the ambulance crew.
3813 AugThe Team was called to a lone fell walker who fell around 3 metres, injuring his shoulder, whilst descending from Haystacks, Buttermere. The 56-year-old male from the Wirral was helped by a number of passing walkers who also raised the alarm. The Team and Team Doctor treated the man for his injuries and he was winched into an AW189 Coastguard rescue helicopter R199 from Prestwick and flown to the Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle. 
3915 AugThe Team was called to assist a 66-year-old lady from North Yorkshire who had fallen on the descent from Scarth Gap, near Buttermere, sustaining a head injury. She was treated by the Team and Team Doctor, before being stretchered to the Team’s Landrover for the short journey to Gatesgarth Farm. There she was handed over to a NWAS road ambulance and taken to Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle.
4017 AugA female injured her ankle whilst walking near Wilkinsyke Farm, Buttermere and called for Mountain Rescue assistance. As the Team was responding, NWAS paramedics made it to her location and assisted her to their vehicle in Buttermere. The Team was then stood down.
4121 AugThe Team was called out to assist a 63-year-old lady from Staffordshire who had broken her leg whilst ascending the Loft Beck footpath in Ennerdale. The lady was treated by one of the Team Doctors. Due to the seriousness of her injury a decision was made to call for the assistance of a rescue helicopter. She was loaded into an AW189 Coastguard rescue helicopter, R199 from Prestwick, and was transported to Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle.
4226 AugThe Team was called to a 60-year-old man from Shropshire who had fallen, injuring his ankle, whilst out walking with his family. They were in the area of Wandope, high above Buttermere. He was treated at the scene by a Team Doctor and Team members, before a long stretcher carry to a waiting NWAS road ambulance in Buttermere village. From there he was taken to the West Cumberland Hospital, Whitehaven. 
4329 AugThe Team was called out to assist a male walker in his 50's from Cambridgeshire, who had suffered a tumbling fall of 7-10 metres, while descending Sourmilk Ghyll, Buttermere. Initial reports were of head and leg injuries. An informant had raised the alarm by telephoning from The Fish Hotel, Buttermere. The casualty’s son's flashing torch could be seen from the valley bottom. On reaching the casualty, the Team attended to his injuries and he was stretchered to a NWAS road ambulance in the valley. He was transported on to West Cumberland Hospital, Whitehaven for further treatment.
442 SepKeswick MRT received a call to assist a 70-year-old female who kept passing out near Scale Force Beck, Buttermere. They responded by sending one vehicle to Buttermere and passed the call to Cockermouth MRT, whose area the callout was in. Five KMRT and sixteen CMRT members attended and stretchered the lady to a NWAS road ambulance in Buttermere, from where she was taken to West Cumberland Hospital, Whitehaven for further treatment.
4510 SepJust after midnight the Team was called out to three male climbers who had reported themselves cragfast on Pillar Rock, Ennerdale after climbing a classic rock route. Having topped out on High Man around dusk, they began descending and lowered one of the party down the first section of Slab and Notch climb. Unfortunately they lowered him too far and he became cragfast, with his friends on the summit. The Team ascended from the valley and three members climbed Slab and Notch to the cragfast climber. They raised him back onto the route and climbed to the top of High Man, from where the whole party abseiled into Jordan Gap then descended down a rope fixed by other Team members, off the rock. They were then driven back round to their vehicle in Buttermere.
4610 SepTeam Leaders were alerted to an overdue 70 year old male runner competing in an organised event. As a plan of action was being developed he turned up.
4714 SepThe Team was called to a 50-year-old man from Leeds who had injured his knee whilst walking below Dubs Hut at the top of Warnscale in Buttermere. The Team stretchered him down to the Team’s vehicles in Warnscale Bottom. He and two friends were then transported in Sprinter to their car at Honister Slate Mine from where they made their own way to hospital.
4816 SepDuring the Team's annual training event at Gillerthwaite, Ennerdale, CMRT were asked by Keswick MRT to provide additional personnel to assist with a rescue on Green Gable. Fortunately NWAA Helimed 75 was able to attend from Barton and CMRT members were stood down. 
4917 SepA group of 5 males were reported as overdue on a walk from Langdale to Buttermere. As Team Leaders were planning what action to take, they turned up safe and well.
5018 SepThe Team was called to assist a male walker who was descending as part of a group towards Buttermere from the Ling Comb area. He was unable to continue walking in rough, steep ground, having suddenly become very unsteady on his legs and started shaking. The casualty was assessed on scene by Team members and a Team Doctor and, due to his condition and the nature of the terrain, a decision was made to evacuate by helicopter. The Team stretchered the casualty to a suitable point for a pick up and an AW189 Coastguard rescue helicopter, R199 from Prestwick, attended and winched him on board, for transfer to Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle for further treatment.
5120 SepA walker descending from Dubs Quarry towards Warnscale, Buttermere, came across an injured male walker who was part of a group of approx ten. He had fallen over on the descent path and suffered facial and shoulder injuries. The informant dialled 999 and Cumbria Constabulary alerted the team. Team members met the party in Buttermere village – they had managed to get themselves and the casualty off the hill. They assessed the casualty and waited with him until the NWAS road ambulance arrived and transferred him to hospital for further treatment.
5220 SepLater the same day Team Leaders were alerted that a local Cockermouth resident had not returned from a walk in the Haystacks area, again in Buttermere. A search was planned and executed. The missing person was located quickly, exhausted but fit and well, following Team members seeing lights from the valley, at Warnscale Bothy. He had been found and assisted back to the bothy earlier in the evening by two ex-servicemen who were staying there for the night. Team members assisted the casualty back to Team vehicles at Dubs Hut, and drove him back to his car at Gatesgarth. SARDA Lakes had put dog handlers on standby to assist in the search but were not required.
5330 SepDuddon and Furness MRT requested assistance from Wasdale and Cockermouth Swiftwater Rescue Technicians at flooding in Millom. Cockermouth SRT's assembled at Cockermouth base but were stood down as the flooding quickly subsided.
547 OctCMRT were called by Wasdale MRT to potentially assist in evacuation of a casualty with an arm injury sustained during descent from Scafell Pike. A party of Wasdale team members went to the reported location but no casualty could be found.
557 OctWhilst dealing with the previous incident, Wasdale MRT asked for assistance with locating two walkers, lost in the Scafell Pike area and possibly injured. After a number of attempts to identify their location, the walkers were found by another group and helped to Styhead then Wasdale. Cockermouth team members were then stood down.
5615 OctThe Team were called to assist a 50-year-old female from Hertfordshire who had injured her ankle near Anglers Crag, Ennerdale. She was treated at the scene and stretchered to Team vehicles, then taken to her friend's car at Bowness Knott for onward transport to hospital.
5715 OctTeam members continued round to Wasdale following the previous callout to assist with a search of Piers Ghyll for a missing hillwalker. In cloud and failing daylight, nothing was found.
5816 OctThe search for the missing walker continued, alongside Teams from other parts of the Lake District and the RAF. Cockermouth Team members located the body of the missing person in a gully at the side of Piers Ghyll and assisted with the recovery and evacuation operation.
5917 OctKeswick MRT asked for assistance with evacuating an exhausted male walker from near Styhead Tarn back to Seathwaite. Team members assisted with carrying him off the fell.
6025 OctShortly after midnight, Wasdale MRT asked for assistance with locating a male walker, overdue on a walk from Wasdale to Ennerdale Youth Hostel. As Team members were driving into Ennerdale, lights were spotted on the far side of the lake and these turned out to be those of the missing walker. He was met and transported to the Youth Hostel.
6125 OctA 30-year-old male passed out after hitting his head near Hassness Tunnel, Buttermere. Team members attended the scene and assisted him to a waiting NWAS road ambulance at Dalegarth House.
6229 OctThe Team were requested to support an NWAS road ambulance crew who were treating a walker with a leg injury near Loweswater Lake. The Team attended and assisted with treating the casualty before carrying her to the road ambulance for onwards transport to Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle.
6314 NovA farmer dislocated his hip below Low Fell, Loweswater and the Team were called to assist with treating him and carrying him to a NWAS road ambulance. He was then taken to Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle.
6414 NovLater the same day we were called to assist a 67-year-old male who had planned to walk the High Crag - Red Pike ridge but had descended into either Ennerdale or Buttermere and reported himself as being on the edge of a forest. Team members spotted his lights in Ennerdale, walked him out to a Team vehicle and drove him round to his accommodation in Buttermere village. 
6522 NovDuring heavy rainfall across the county, the Team were called to assist the occupants of a car that had entered deep water in the ford at Cleator. As Team members were assembling they received notice that Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service had dealt with the incident and CMRT were stood down.
668 DecDuring wintry weather, the Team were called to assist the occupants of two cars, unable to make progress on Newlands Pass due to icy conditions. Team leaders were able to contact the occupants of the cars and established they were in no immediate danger. No further action was taken.
6716 DecThe Team were called following reports of a car leaving the road on the Whinlatter Pass above Scawgill Bridge. Fire and Rescue, NWAS, GNAA Helimed 58 and a BASICS doctor also attended however the driver of the car had left the scene and there were no other casualties.
6819 DecKeswick MRT asked for assistance with evacuating a walker with a disolcated shoulder from near the summit of Glaramara, Borrowdale. Team members assisted with carrying him off the fell and he was transported to hospital by land ambulance. A S92 Coastguard rescue helicopter, R936, attempted to assist but weather conditions were not favourable and they returned to Caernarfon.
6927 DecThe Team were called when a 63-year-old female injured her leg near Dodd, Hopebeck. Team members attended, treated her and stretchered her to a NWAS road ambulance. She was then taken to West Cumberland Hospital, Whitehaven, where a fractured fibula was confirmed.