Callouts During the Feb/Mar 2018 Snow

Taskings 17th February to 6th March 2018

Like many other agencies, Glen of Imaal Mountain Rescue Team and Dublin Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team and had a busy few days during the recent cold weather.

Call Out Summary 17th Feb to 6th March

Date Type Area Comment
17th Feb SAR Ticknock Assisted HSE with Evacuation
17th Feb SAR Brittas Bay Handed over to Coast Guard
20th Feb SAR Curtlestown Stood down en route, 
24th Feb Recovery Tibradden Subject was located quickly and incident stood down

Severe Weather related Call Outs below 
27th Feb SAR Ballinastoe Subjects picked up and brought to safety
2nd March SAR Windgates Handed over to AGS/Fire Brigade
2nd March Patient Transfer Dunlavin Transplant Window Missed
2nd March Medical Assist Tinahely Handed over to Ambulance Crew
2nd March Med Emergency Wicklow Town Patient transferred to Hospital
2nd March SAR Ballinascorney Family evacuated
2nd March SAR Croaghan Kinsella En route when informed of self rescue
3rd March Medical Assist Knockatillaun Heli complete lift. Landing Zone by MR
3rd March Patient Evac Kilternan Assisted with transfer to Hospital
3rd March Treat & Evac Raheen Treated patient and transferred to Hospital
3rd March Patiemnt Evac Valleymount Heli complete lift. Landing Zone by MR
4th March Patient Evac Cloghleagh Stood down – Local Evacuation by Tractor
4th March Patient Evac Kinsellastown Patient Treated and transferred to Ambulance
4th March Medical Assist Laragh Patient Treated and transferred to Ambulance

We’d like to thank all of the agencies, statutory and voluntary, we worked with and everyone who helped us during this time. We’d like to give special mention to 146th Firhouse Scouts for giving us access to their den and Kenny’s SuperValu Blessington for feeding us on Saturday morning.