Incident 16, Tuesday 27th June - the team received a call from NWAS to assist with the evacuation of a female who had slipped and twisted her knee whilst walking down a steep, slippy track in the Crompton Fold area, near Crompton Moor. Upon arrival at the scene team members provided a safe stretcher carry down the track to a waiting ambulance.
15 team members were involved for 1hr 14mins ... See MoreSee Less
The team was invited to attend a community fun day in Shaw today for the Shaw & Crompton area.
Thanks to all those that popped by and said hello it was a good opportunity to neet new friends. ... See MoreSee Less
OMRT was delighted to welcome the Greenfield Beavers to see the vehicles and equipment used by the Team. They asked some good questions and were especially pleased to see Bob and Moss, two of our search dogs. ... See MoreSee Less
Incident 15, Monday 19th June – the team received a call from NWAS late yesterday afternoon to respond to calls of a male in some trouble in the River Medlock near Bardsley. The male was reported to have fallen some distance into the water. Upon arrival at the scene three team members initially assisted NWAS paramedic’s tending emergency first aid to the male whilst still in the river. Additional members of the team worked with the Greater Manchester Fire Service, Water and Technical Rope Rescue units and the NWAS H.A.R.T team to provide a safe stretcher carry out of and across the river and then up the steep embankment to a waiting ambulance.
In all approximately 50 personnel from all three of the statutory emergency services including 14 volunteers from Oldham Mountain Rescue Team worked on the incident for nearly 2 hours. ... See MoreSee Less