Jacob's Ladder, Kinder Scout

  • Call out for year: 30
  • Date: 14/06/09
  • Time: 1:35 pm
  • Grid ref: SK 081 862
  • Type of incident: Walker Medical(1)
  • Team members involved: 16
  • Time taken: 1 hour
  • Total man hours: 16

Incident report

The team were already assembled at the event for Emergency Services Day in Buxton when a call-out for a joint Buxton/Edale snatch squad relating to a medical emergency jacobswas received. The incident involved a fourteen year old boy on the Pennine Way at Jacob’s Ladder.  The boy was part of a Duke of Edinburgh silver expedition from a school in Saffron Waldon, Essex. 
Kinder MRT was already in the vicinity having just completed a training exercise when the alarm was raised and was able to divert several members to the scene.   The Yorkshire Air-ambulance was already on scene as Buxton team arrived at Upper Booth and so members stood-by until it was confirmed that the casualty evacuation had been completed by the aircraft.
The team returned to Pavilion Gardens, Buxton to continue rattling collection tins at 14.25 hours.

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