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Combined rescue teams aid injured man on Howgill Fells

The Westmorland Gazette: TEAM EFFORT: Rescuers evacuate injured man from Howgill Fells TEAM EFFORT: Rescuers evacuate injured man from Howgill Fells

MOUNTAIN rescuers from Kendal and Kirkby Stephen were called to assist a young man with a painful ankle injury on Wandale Hill on the Howgill Fells, on Friday afternoon.

A spokesman for Kendal MRT said: "The casualty's ankle was stabilised, pain relief was administered and he was stretchered a short distance to our Land Rovers.

"He was then transported down to the road where we transferred him to a county ambulance."

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