Incident No: 72, 73 and 74
Date: 7 April 2018
Location: Allendale area
Last Saturday two of our medics, along with one of our 4x4s, provided support to North of Tyne Mountain Rescue Team for their Allendale Challenge. From early afternoon onwards, our medics were pretty busy!
They dealt with two competitors with serious medical conditions, one of them out on Black Hill, and a number of other competitors were treated and provided with worsening advice for cuts, grazes and swelling back at the event centre.
The incidents involved 2 Team members for 9 hours.
Incident No: 75
Date: 13 April 2018
Location: North Tyneside
In the early hours of Friday morning our Duty Controller, acting on behalf of North of Tyne MRT and ourselves, provided support to Northumbria Police. #SARLOC was used to locate a medium risk missing person. Unfortunately the misper did not respond to the SARLOC text. No further #MountainRescueaction was required.
The incident involved 1 Team member for 1 hour 20 minutes.
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Our #MountainRescue volunteers have been out yesterday afternoon and overnight assisting North East Ambulance Service and Northumbria Policedealing with the extreme weather the North East has experienced. Working alongside North of Tyne Mountain Rescue Team, we’ve been deployed in our 4x4s on blue light responses to patients in need of urgent care, patient transfers from rural locations to hospital and a number of RTCs involving stranded motorists in #snow drifts.
Our Mountain Rescue England and Wales 4×4 resources with medics on board have been up to Cornhill near Coldstream, out to Bellingham in the west and down to Allendale in the south of our operational area. Driving conditions can only be described as treacherous.
In total we have responded to 15 incidents in less than 24 hours. More details will be provided when conditions ease. We’re currently changing shifts.
#Volunteers #Dedicated #Team999
Date: 8 April 2017
Yesterday one of our Land Rovers and four Team members assisted North of Tyne MRT with the rescue cover for the Allendale Challenge.
Over 500 competitors enjoyed the glorious conditions throughout the day. Unfortunately one competitor collapsed within four miles of the finish and required medical attention.
Our Team members were requested to assist members of North of Tyne MRT who were already on scene.
The casualty was airlifted to hospital by the Great North Air Ambulance Service. We hope the casualty makes a full and swift recovery.
The incident involved 4 members for 1 hour.