Alert – Mar. 1st Thu. 14.00 Severe Weather Event, North Yorkshire – Alert only

North Yorkshire County Council asked for availability of all North Yorkshire teams to provide a crewed vehicle for county wide response, if required, during the anticipated heavy snow. Following a teleconference, it was decided that the county was not as severely hit as anticipated, and any requests for assistance from teams would continue to be via the normal callout procedures. Volunteer hours: 1 The area covered by CRO appeared to…

Incident 7/2018 – Feb. 22nd Thu. 11.07 Hunterstye, Crummackdale, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A walker (m,71) fell descending the steep hill from Moughton, and sustained serious injuries to his face and head. The Yorkshire air ambulance was able to drop paramedics nearby, but then had to land at the bottom of the hill due to a lack of suitable landing places near the casualty. When team members arrived on scene, they assisted the paramedics in packaging the casualty in a team stretcher, and…

Incident 3/2018 – Jan. 17th Wed. 23.03 Cross of Greet, Lythe Fell, Lancashire – Mountain Rescue

A call was received by Bowland Pennine MRT from Lancashire Police to a vehicle and three occupants stranded in snow near the Cross of Greet. BPMRT used Sarloc (a mobile phone tracking app) to identify that the vehicle was in CRO’s area, and passed the call to us. A small party was sent with CRO2 who collected the occupants, leaving their car in a layby for collection at a later…

Incident 2/2018 – Jan. 9th Wed. 12.45 Thornton Force, Nr. Ingleton, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

The team were called by Yorkshire Ambulance Service to assist a walker (f,26) who had fallen and sustained chest injuries whilst undertaking the Waterfalls Walk. Team members arrived on scene and after verifying that the casualty was able to walk with assistance, were able to escort the woman to a team vehicle where she was assessed by a YAS paramedic before transfer to hospital. Volunteer hours: 8