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£550,000 raised for mountain rescuer who fell 150m whereas serving to rule-breaking campers

£550,000 raised for mountain rescuer who fell 150m whereas serving to rule-breaking campers

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Extra than £500,000 has been raised in no longer as a lot as two days for a mountain rescue volunteer who suffered life-altering injuries whereas serving to two campers breaching lockdown tips.Chris Lewis, from the Patterdale Mountain Rescue Crew in the Lake District, fell 150m (500toes) down a steep slope whereas on a callout to Red Screes above Kirkstone Pass. The 60-year-extinct suffered a pair of facial fractures and damaged his spinal cord all around the rescue in the early hours of 6 February. Image: Extra than £500,000 has been raised to abet with Mr Lewis' care The rescue team had been known as out to abet a 47-year-extinct man from Leicester who became tenting with one more man from Liverpool.The man w...