Incident 45/2017 – Assist RPMRT at Ewood Park

At 17:58 this afternoon, the team were contacted by Rossendale & Pendle Mountain Rescue Team requesting assistance with an incident to the rear of Ewood Park in Blackburn.

The North West Ambulance Service had requested for the assistance of RPMRT with a casualty who had collapsed in woodland. Because of where the incident site was, ambulance staff would not be able to carry a casualty the distance to the nearest road head. Due to the time of the day, RPMRT requested the assistance of Bolton MRT.

On arriving on scene, the team were stood down as the ambulance crew had managed to escort the man to the waiting ambulance.

14 team members attended this incident.