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Fernilee Woods

The team was called to assist a 53 yr old lady from Chinley, who was walking a dog with husband and daughter and slipped and broke her left ankle on a footpath deep in Fernilee Woods. She was treated by EMAS ambulance crew and evacuated in the dark on a mountain rescue stretcher up the steep wooded hillside to the main path and to the waiting ambulance. The lady was taken to Stepping Hill hospital by EMAS.

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Monsal Trail

Incident on the Monsal Trail. Male suffering from dizziness. Two BMRT Team vehicles were dispatched to help. By the time they arrived the male had been assisted off the trail by EMAS ambulance staff.

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Hollins Cross

On Friday 30th March, Buxton and Edale mountain rescue teams were called to an incident below Hollins Cross, Castleton. A female walker had slipped in wet and muddy conditions and sustained an ankle injury. Mountain rescue team members at Edale Team’s base in Hope and Buxton team members fund raising in Castleton were quickly on scene. Due to the nature of the injuries, medical support from the Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Rutland Air Ambulance was requested.

Following the administration of pain relief and stabilisation of the injury, the casualty was evacuated on a mountain rescue stretcher to the helicopter for onward transport …

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Search Kinder

On Tuesday 27th March, the Kinder search plan was activated for a walker missing overnight on Kinder Scout in wet and foggy conditions. The overdue walker’s car was located by Derbyshire Police in Edale, however without any knowledge of the walker’s intended route, Buxton, Edale, Glossop and Kinder Teams were mobilised to search the whole of Kinder Scout. The Peak District  Search and Rescue Dogs were also called out.

After repeated attempts to contact the walker by mobile phone, the search controller was able to obtain the walker’s location using SARLOC, a specialist software app that can interrogate a missing person’s …

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Dog Rescue Eldon Quarry

A call went out for 10 members, along with cave rescue to help with a dog rescue at Eldon Quarry. When team members arrived on site information was passed that a 4 month old Golden Retriever puppy had strayed from the path on Eldon Hill and fell through the snow into a 20ft deep collapsed lead mine.

Team members setup a rope system to lower our Derbyshire cave rescue volunteer down the mine shaft. The puppy was bribed with dog treats to get in to a rope bag, she was then hauled to the surface and back into the …

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