Copper Mines Valley 21st June 2013 13:15hrs (21/2013)


The weather was dry and sunny, with a light wind which kept the clouds moving. It was warm in the sun.

The North West Ambulance Service instigated this call out. A lady with an underlying medical condition needed assistance whilst walking in the Coppermines Valley area. She was about 50 metres off a main track situated below Low Water and near the quarries above Boulder Valley. The Great North Air Ambulance requested help with the evacuation. When the team arrived we gave her oxygen and she was later airlifted to Furness General Hospital.

8 members attended this callout which took 1 3/4 hours.

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