67. Saturday 1st December. Spot Pick-Up.
20:48 Hrs. Standish near Wigan.
Request received from Bolton MRT to assist with the extraction of an elderly
lady suffering from hypothermia in fields near Adlington Reservoir. Five Team
members responding. A NWAS HART Team also attending. Task duly completed.
Earlier the lady had been located by an NPAS (National Police Air Service)
helicopter. (14 rescue Person Hours)
66. Friday 30th November. Spot Pick-Up,
12:05 Hrs. Beacon Fell near Garstang.
Request from the North West Ambulance Service to assist an 11-year-old male who
had fallen on to rocks and sustained a stomach injury. Team stood down
responding with thirteen Team members on route as the casualty had been able to
be recovered by the Air Ambulance that had also attended. (64 Rescue Person
S17. Saturday 17th November. Search. 15:16
Hrs. Whitmore Fell, Bowland.
Request from Lancashire Police to search for two lost walkers on the Bowland
Fells. As our Team Leader was liaising with the Police Force Incident Manager to
obtain further details and arrange an RV the news came that a Police Helicopter
had located the missing person and was able to guide them down to a Police
vehicle. (2.5 Rescue Person Hours)
65. Saturday 17th November. Spot Pick-Up.
11:18 Hrs. Pendle Hill.
Request to assist a fell runner with a puncture wound to his foot on Pendle
Hill. Incident in Rossendale & Pendle Teams area and they were immediately
alerted. One of our Controllers initiated a SARloc which pin pointed the
casualties location on Pendle Hill. We also deployed a Landrover with four Team
members that were undertaking a publicity film shoot with our radio suppliers.
Both teams standing down on route when it was confirmed that the Air Ambulance
had been able to land and extract the casualty to the Royal Blackburn Hospital.
(79 Rescue Person Hour)