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 2019 Incidents, Call Outs and Other Events

Numbered 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)