Incident 88/2017 – Dec. 8th Fri. 09.00 – Ewes Top Moss Pot, Scales Moor, North Yorkshire – Cave Rescue

The team were contacted by North Yorkshire Police, and asked to conduct a search of the ground, sinkholes and potholes on Scales Moor, in connection with the search for a missing person. A team member entering Ewes Top Moss Pot discovered the body of a caver (m, 68). After notifying the police and receiving direction from them, team members recovered the caver’s body from the pothole, and then conveyed him…

Incident 87/2017 – Dec. 1st Fri. 12.25 – Gordale, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

The team were called by Yorkshire Ambulance Service to a walker(m) collapsed 300m from Gordale House. As team members arrived, despite attempts at CPR by other walkers and the road ambulance crew, the Yorkshire Air Ambulance doctor had sadly declared the individual to be deceased. As the air ambulance then left the scene, team members remained at the scene to remove the casualty from the hill and place him in…

Incident 86/2017 – Nov 30th Thu. 23.52 – Little Stainforth, North Yorkshire – Local Incident.

Yorkshire Ambulance Service requested the team’s assistance when an ambulance crew responding to an urgent call were unable to access the patient due to poor road conditions. Shortly after team members from the local area were mobilised to assist, the ambulance managed to access the property concerned, and team members were stood down. Volunteer hours: 5

Incident 84/2017 – Oct. 28th Sat. 12.01 – Westhouse area, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

As the news arrived that the party on Ingleborough were now descending, a call was received from Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) to a report of a cyclist with a head injury, and possibly now unconscious, ‘somewhere on a path’ in the Westhouse area, near Ingleton. The vehicle responding to the previous incident was diverted, and together with a road ambulance crew and another team member in their own vehicle, began…