26. Tuesday 9th July. Spot Pick-Up. 11:04
Team contacted by the North West Ambulance Service to assist the North West Air
Ambulance. The Air Ambulance had been sent to the Fleetwood Marshes Nature
Reserve where a 59-year-old female had been reported with a possible broken leg
because of a dog running into her. However, the weather had closed in and the
helicopter was unable to lift. Team treated the casualty and carried her to a
waiting Land Ambulance. A Coastguard SAR Team also assisting with the stretcher
carry. Eleven Team members involved in the incident with two of our Land Rover
Ambulances. (44 Rescue Person Hours).
25. Monday 8th July. Spot Pick-Up. 15:07
Hrs. Longridge Fell.
Team requested by the North West Ambulance Service to assist a 60-year-old who
had fallen and was unable to weight bare on Longridge Fell. The casualty was
duly located, treated and recovered from the fell in one of our Land Rover
Ambulances. Fourteen Team members responding to this incident. (50 Rescue Person
24. Sunday 7th July. Spot Pick-Up. 16:51
Hrs. Parlick Pike, Bowland.
Whilst still responding to Incident 23 below the Team received a further request
from the North West Ambulance Service. This time for assistance extracting a
casualty from Parlick Pike. Casualty located in the steep gully to the west of
the summit above Blindhurst. A 67-year-old female had fallen, sustaining an
ankle injury and was unable to walk. Ambulance crew were on scene with patient
but unable to move her. After ensuring enough personnel were attending Incident
23 Team Incident Controllers immediately diverted one Land Rover and Team
members to Parlick. A further request for additional Team members to attend was
also sent out. The Team also requested an Air Ambulance and this was arranged
via the NWAS Control Centre. The woman was treated for her injuries and packaged
onto a Bell stretcher then carried to the waiting Air Ambulance for the onward
journey to the Royal Preston Hospital. Nineteen Team members involved in the
incident with two of our Land Rover Ambulances. (65 Rescue Person Hours).
23. Sunday 7th July. Spot Pick-Up. 16:14
Team called by the North West Ambulance Service to assist a 33-year-old male,
who had fallen from a motor cross bike and sustained an open fracture to his leg
in the Docks area of Preston. Team evacuated the gentleman on a Bell Stretcher
and handed him over to the land ambulance crew. Eleven Team members attending
this incident. At the conclusion of this Incident personnel and a vehicle moved
to assist with Incident 24. (14 Rescue Person Hours).