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Hen Cloud, south of the Roaches

A second call out to the Roaches area in two days for Buxton Mountain Rescue Team.

We received a call from West Midlands Ambulance Service Officialwmas to assist with a casualty recovery, after it was reported that a gentleman, out walking walking with friends in the Hen Cloud area had fallen and injured his ankle.

Team members were quickly on scene and, after the casualty had been given pain relief, and the injury immobilised, he was then placed on a mountain rescue …

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Gradbach, north of the Roaches

The team was called to assist West Midlands Ambulance Service to help with the extraction of a casualty from the incident site to the road head.

Whilst team members were en route to the rv point, the NWAS ambulance staff managed to get the casualty to the road without BMRT assistance.

The team were stood on route.

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Grindslow Knoll, Kinder Scout

After spending all day in the wind and rain covering our own very successful fell run, Fell’n’Back, the team received a call just after midnight from Derbyshire Constabulary to assist 3 walkers who had become benighted on Kinder Scout, above Edale.

The group had set off earlier in the day but with the bad weather and heavy rain, found themselves on the southern edge path in the dark. They had a tent with them which they all climbed into to try and protect themselves from the elements, but were wet and cold.

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Macclesfield

The Team were called to assist Cheshire Police and Cheshire Search and Rescue for a missing person, who was thought to be somewhere between Macclesfield and Macclesfield Forest.

As more information was received, the missing person was located safely, and the team were stood down.

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