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Call Outs, Incidents & Other Events.
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 16th 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
29. Friday 12th 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 9th 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.
Langden Castle in the heart of our area.
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