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Latest Call Outs, Incidents & Other Events. Numbered Incidents are reported to Mountain Rescue - England & Wales

31. Saturday 20th August. Search. 05:20 Hrs Haigh Hall Country Park near Wigan. Team Incident Controllers contacted by Team Leader from Bolton MRT requesting assistance in the developing search for a vulnerable male, age 23. The missing persons car had been located at Haigh Hall Country Park near Wigan. Team responded with 6 persons and one 4 x 4 Landrover Ambulance. However, just before arrival we were informed that the missing person had been located. He was quickly transferred by Bolton MRT to a waiting land ambulance for the journey to Hospital. (14 Rescue Person Hours)

30. Tuesday 16
th August. Spot Pick-Up. 17:56 Hrs Stoneyhurst College, Hurst Green. Team requested by NWAS to assist with a male, who had fallen ill on top of scaffolding at Stoneyhurst College. Team stood down on route when it was reported that Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service had been able to bring the casualty down to safety. Rossendale & Pendle MRT and a NWAS HART Team also responding to this incident.

29. Friday 12
th August. Spot Pick-Up. 11:20 Hrs Yarrow Valley Country Park, Chorley. Team requested by the North West Ambulance Service to assist with an 81-year-old male at the Yarrow Valley Country Park. Reported as had been unconscious with the ambulance service paramedics requesting assistance with the evacuation. First two Team members on scene assisted with the short carry to the waiting land ambulance. Bolton MRT also called by our Team Leader to assist with this incident.

28. Tuesday 9
th August. Spot Pick-up. 14:46 Hrs Marshaw Fell, Bowland. The Team was called to assist the North West Ambulance Service with the treatment of a 64-year-old male reportedly collapsed on Marshaw Fell in Bowland. First Team members on scene assisted with the loading of the casualty onto the North West Air Ambulance for the onward journey to the Royal Preston Hospital. Fourteen team members with three of our 4 x 4 Landrover Ambulances responding. (14 Rescue Person Hours)
Postscript. The gentleman died in hospital a short time later. The Team extends its condolences to family and friends of the casualty at his very sad time.


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