Approximately 08:00 on Wednesday morning the team were called out by Lancashire Police to search for a vulnerable missing 70 year old person in Great Harwood.
The team responded in our control vehicle and managed the search with further assistance provided from Bolton Mountain Rescue Team, Bowland Pennine Mountain Rescue Team as well as a Lake District Mountain Rescue Search dogs who came to assist from Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team.
After about 4 hours the missing person was successfully found safe and well. A great outcome for all involved.
The Rossendale & Pendle Mountain Rescue Team is a fully voluntary organisation which responds to those in need in our local community. The Team is on-call 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and relies entirely on donations from members of the public to carry out this essential life-saving rescue service.