Kendal Mountain Rescue Team was called out to an incident at ElfHow in Staveley on April 30th, 2023, at 12:09 pm. The incident number was 023, and agencies involved were Kendal MRT and the North West Ambulance Service. The team of 16 members worked for three hours to assist an injured male farmer who had suffered a lower leg injury while tending to sheep.
Upon arriving at the scene, the Kendal Mountain Rescue Team found the farmer already cold and wet due to the bad weather conditions. The team quickly insulated and protected him from the elements, provided him with heat blankets, assessed his injuries, gave him pain relief, and packaged him for a stretcher carry to where he could be transferred to a road ambulance manned by the North West Ambulance Service.
The Kendal Mountain Rescue Team expressed their well wishes to the injured farmer, saying, “We wish him a speedy recovery and thank you all for your continued support 🙏 – Please like ❤️ & share.” The team’s commitment to providing the best possible care to their casualties is evident in their prompt response and expertise in treating the injured farmer.
The Kendal Mountain Rescue Team is a volunteer organisation that relies on donations to fund their rescue missions. As they say, “ON CALL 24/7: 365 DAYS OF THE YEAR: WHATEVER THE WEATHER.” Their dedication to serving their community and helping those in need is truly inspiring.
In addition, the team’s technical rope rescue and swiftwater rescue capabilities ensure that they can respond to a variety of rescue missions in any conditions. As they note, “Thanks to your donations, we can plan for the future to ensure this valuable community service remains voluntary and free to the casualty.”
Mountain rescue missions are complex operations that require specialised skills and equipment. The Kendal Mountain Rescue Team’s commitment to their community and their expertise in rescue missions highlight the importance of volunteer organisation’s and the need for continued support from the community.
In conclusion, the Kendal Mountain Rescue Team’s successful rescue of an injured farmer in bad weather conditions is a testament to their dedication and expertise. Their commitment to providing the best possible care to their casualties and their reliance on community support highlight the importance of volunteer organisation’s and the need for continued donations to fund their rescue missions. As the Kendal Mountain Rescue Team says, “Whatever the weather, we’re here to help.”
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