INCIDENT 4/2024 FEB. 10TH SAT. 2350 HRS. COUNTY POT, LECK FELL, KIRKBY LONSDALE, CUMBRIA, CAVING INCIDENT

The team were called out at 23.50 hrs on Saturday evening by Cumbria Police for an overdue party of nine cavers (7f and 2m – 19 to 22 years) in County Pot, a popular entrance into the Ease Gill system. Two underground teams were deployed to carry out a hasty search of the route that had been given. They were supported by surface personnel who set up a communication relay.…

INCIDENT 89/2023 DEC 17TH SUN. 12.15 NORBER SCAR, CRUMMACKDALE, AUSTWICK, NORTH YORKSHIRE

Prior to an official call from North Yorkshire Police, the Team were alerted by friends of an injured fell runner (M, 51yrs) who had slipped and hurt his ankle. Fortunately, one of our Team members was nearby and was able to offer assistance. The Team were mobilised, and the official callout from NYP was received. Team members made to the scene and were able to splint the man’s ankle and…

INCIDENT 88/2023 DEC 16TH SAT 14.55 MALHAM COVE, MALHAM, NORTH YORKSHIRE

The Team were called by the Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) to assist with a visitor (M, 25yrs) who had tripped and dislocated his knee on the top of Malham Cove. As the Team were mobilising to the site, our partners from Yorkshire Air Ambulance (YAA) arrived on scene and were able to land close to the site. They quickly treated the injury and then flew the casualty down to Malham…

ALERT ONLY. DECEMBER 2nd SATURDAY 1638HRS. OTHER TEAM AREA – CUMBRIA. ALERT NO. 13 OF 2023

The team were alerted by Yorkshire Ambulance Service to an adult female with a suspected broken ankle. The given What 3 Words (W3W) reference put them in the Airton area. However following initial enquiries by the Duty Controller the incident appeared to actually be on Cross Fell in Cumbria. Following further investigation it was confirmed that this was an incident being dealt with at the same time by Penrith Mountain…