Monk Coniston Moor

Monk Coniston Moor

10:04 (Grid SD 291 976)

It was a fine morning around Coniston.

The team were contacted by the North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) to a work place accident on one of the many telecommunications masts that are being assembled in the area.

The casualty was reported to be on Monk Coniston Moor. The team made there way into Grizedale to the masts there. A Helimed had also been scrambled to assist. There was no sign of any casualty here, so the team passed on grid references to the Helimed to check out. Again no casualty was located.

After various attempts at contacting the number that reported the incident it was answered. It was soon clear where the casualty was and a land ambulance made its way to the scene with the team.

The casualty was taken to Lancaster Royal Infirmary for further treatment.

In total 16 team members attended this rescue which lasted 2 hours.

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