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Call Outs, Incidents & Other Events.
Incidents are reported to Mountain Rescue - England & Wales
2. Sunday 13th January. Search. 18:55 Hrs.
Clougha Pike, Bowland. Team Incident Controllers contacted by Lancashire
Police with a report of a fell runner, two 2 hours overdue, on run to Clougha
Pike. Team Leader on contacting the Police immediately requesting the full Team
to RV at Rigg Lane car park. As the Police were briefing the Team Leader and
with other Team members arriving, the fell runner returned to the car park, safe
with no injuries. He had taken a different route around to Ward’s Stone which
had taken him near Caton, realising his mistake he made his way back to his car.
Twenty Two Team members responding to this incident. (24 Rescue Person Hours)
1. Monday 1st January. RTC. 15:00 Hrs.
Trough of Bowland. Alerted by a passer-by, Team members based at our Smelt
Mill Headquarters in the Tough of Bowland for the New Year attended a Road
Traffic Collision on the Trough Road. A small van had gone off the road and was
in a difficult position. With the help of one of our Landrover’s and a vehicle
from Sykes Farm the van was righted and still managed to drive away, luckily no
persons injured. Five Team members involved (2 Rescue Person Hours)
Langden Castle in the heart of our area.
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