Callouts 88-92 Nov/Dec 2018

LATEST CALLOUTS
Things are always busy coming up to christmas and with the moonlight Challenge thrown in for good measure sometimes our posts get delayed, luckily for those on the hill the rescues themselves were not delayed…

Callout 88 – 10th November 2018 – Glencullen Adventure Park
At 14:56 on Saturday, November 10th, The Glen of Imaal Mountain Rescue Team and Dublin & Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team were tasked to assist a mountain biker in the Glencullen Adventure Park.

Mountain rescue (MR) assistance was requested when a mountain biker briefly lost consciousness after a fall and then experienced neck pain. MR personnel responded to the incident site and the biker was assessed by an MR doctor. The mountain biker was stretchered a short distance and transferred into an ambulance. The incident was stood down at 16:00. We’d like to thank the National Ambulance Service (NAS) for their assistance.

Callout 89 November 11th 2018, Glendalough

At 14:06hrs on Sunday 11th November 2018, The Glen of Imaal Mountain Rescue Team and Dublin & Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team were tasked by An Garda Síochána to assist a man in the Glendalough area.

Mountain rescue (MR) were tasked when a man bouldering in the Glenelo valley, above the upper lake at Glendlough, fell and sustained a suspected broken ankle. A paramedic out walking came upon the casualty and assisted until MR personnel arrived. The casualty was assessed by MR medics, packaged and stretchered across the river and to a waiting HSE ambulance. The incident was stood down at 15:28hrs

Callout 90 – 1st December 2018 – Glen of the Downs
At 11:33 on Saturday, December 1st, The Glen of Imaal Mountain Rescue Team and Dublin & Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team were tasked by An Garda Síochána to assist at an incident in the Glen of the Downs.

Mountain rescue (MR) assistance was requested by the National Ambulance Service (NAS) to assist with the evacuation of a patient who had suffered a seizure. MR responded to the scene to assist NAS personnel. Following assessment, it was decided to evacuate the patient on foot to a waiting ambulance. The incident was stood down at 12:29. We’d like to thank the National Ambulance Service (NAS) for their assistance.

Callout 91 – 2nd December 2018 – Ravensdale Forest
At 16:15 on Sunday, The Glen of Imaal Mountain Rescue Team and Dublin & Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team were tasked by An Garda Síochána to assist at an incident in Ravensdale Forest, Co Louth.

Mountain rescue (MR) assistance was requested when a conservation worker fell from a tree while inspecting feed boxes. Due to the location of the incident, it was decided to request assistance from Mourne Mountain Rescue Team. The patient was assessed and treated by an MR advanced paramedic and then stretchered to a waiting ambulance. The incident was stood down at 19:58. We’d like to thank Mourne Mountain Rescue Team and the National Ambulance Service (NAS) for their assistance.

Callout 92 – 4th December 2018 – Sally Gap
At 15:33 on Tuesday, December 4th, The Glen of Imaal Mountain Rescue Team and Dublin & Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team were tasked by An Garda Síochána to assist a walker near the Sally Gap.

Mountain rescue (MR) assistance was requested when a walker fell and sustained a lower leg injury. MR personnel responded and assisted National Ambulance Service (NAS) personnel at the scene. MR and NAS personnel stretchered the walker to a waiting ambulance for transfer to hospital. The incident was stood down at 18:02. We’d like to thank the NAS for their assistance.