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…

Alert Only – Dec. 28th Thu. 08.30 – Staithes, Whitby, North Yorkshire, -Police assist

The team were contacted by Cleveland MRT and asked for availability for search of disused railway tunnels in the Whitby area, for a missing person. Team members were asked to declare their availability in preparation for sending a party to assist. Fortunately, the missing person was found safe and well at about 1130, and no action was required by the team. Volunteer hours: 1 TwitterPrintFacebookGoogle+emailLinkedinStumbleUpon

Alert Only – Dec. 8th Fri. 12.04 – Scaleber Force, North Yorkshire, RTC

Whilst incident 88 was in progress, a call was received from Yorkshire Ambulance Service to a report of a vehicle in the stream above Scaleber Force, with person’s trapped, and ambulance crews having difficulty accessing the incident due to road conditions. Police officers in attendance at our Depot due to the ongoing incident, were able to confirm that the two occupants had been removed from the vehicle and were being…

Three Peaks area, Horton in Ribblesdale, North Yorkshire Aug. 12th 23.24 – Alert only

Seven walkers (5f, 2m) were reported overdue on the Three Peaks Walk, descending from Ingleborough towards Horton in Ribblesdale. From the description given by the caller, they appeared to have passed ‘Sulber Crossroads’. The caller was asked to drive the road between Horton and Selside, looking for lights on the fell. Meanwhile SARloc messages were sent to the four known mobile phone numbers, just in case they came into an…