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Moor Top Farm Thorpe

BMRT were called to assist Derby MRT with a casualty  evacuation at Thorpe Cloud where a climber had fallen injuring their head. The casualty was helped across the stepping stones by passers-by and met by a Road Ambulance. The team were stood down en route.

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Victory Quarry

The team was called to two crag fast children aged 10 and 4 who were stuck after climbing up the cliff face. The children managed to self rescue before team arrived on site.

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Buxton and Edale Mountain Rescue Team’s responded to help a lady walker who had become unwell in Grindsbrook. Both teams worked with East Midlands Ambulance to transfer the casualty to an awaiting land ambulance.

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Little Eaton – Dog Search

52 year old vulnerable male missing from home address in Little Eaton since 0930. SARDA dogs called to assist Derby MRT with a search of surrounding woodland, crags, farmland and scrub. The body of a male matching the description of the missing person was found outside the search area as it started to become light.

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Haddon Grove Farm

The team was called to help a lady walker from Irlam, Manchester who had experienced a medical collapse whilst walking in Lathkill Dale. The team assembled at Haddon Farm then headed into the dale with to assist East Midlands Ambulance Service paramedics. The casualty was assessed on scene by paramedics and team cas carers before being placed on a stretcher for the steep ascent to the awaiting ambulance. The team was assisted by two specialist police units from Derbyshire Constabulary and members of a Woodbridge Rugby Union Football Club who were staying on the Haddon Farm campsite.

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The team were called to assist Edale Mountain Rescue Team on a joint snatch to help a fallen climber on Stanage Edge. The team work with both Edale MRT and East Midlands Ambulance Service to assist the casualty to an awaiting road ambulance.

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Crowden Brook

The team was called to a known location incident in Crowden Brook. A joint snatch callout with Edale MRT. The RV was at Tipps carpark in the Edale Valley. 11 BMRT members set off towards the casualty site but were stood down before reaching the Kinder plateau as an S92 Helicopter which had also been called had affected the rescue of the casualty with a knee injury and further resources were not necessary.

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Mam Tor Search

The team were called after a concerned member of the public had come across some paraglider equipment on the ground in the Mam Tor area. The concern being that a pilot had crashed and was in the area injured. A small number of team members were dispatched to the site to conduct a search around the area but could not fined anyone. When the team returned to the site of the equipment it had mysteriously gone!

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Jacobs Ladder (Edale)

Reports of lights on Jacobs Ladder were reported. The team responded with 13 members who proceeded to search the immediate area around Jacobs Ladder and onto the eastern flanks of Brown Knoll. After a period of time it was presumed that there was nobody in the area, possibly a mountain biker out enjoying a late ride?

The team returned to the RV point and stood down and headed home to bed at 04:00: The call was made with good intent.

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