01420 Hypothermic Female


Find by search dog Scout during training exercise. Female early 20s suffering from onset of hypothermia and exhaustion due to weather. Casualty was extremely wet and cold and struggling to stay upright in the wind. Belay jacket applied and escorted off the moor to her car at Sir William Hill. Placed in car with heater on, wet clothing removed where possible. Hot drink taken. Casualty recovered enough to drive home. Details taken.

This incident involved 2 team members, and 1.6 man hours of effort. Elapsed time 0.8 hours.