INCIDENT 1/2020 – Jan. 4th. Sat. 1656hrs – Lancaster Hole, Casterton Fell, Cumbria – Cave Incident

The team were called by Cumbria Police to reports of an overdue cave diver at Lancaster Hole on Casterton Fell, Cumbria. 40 CRO team members and members of the Northern section of the Cave Diving Group (CDG) responded.. As well as searching from the point where the cave diver entered Lancaster Hole downstream passage1, other entrances and possible exits were also searched by team members and a cave diver, in…

INCIDENT 94/2019 – Nov. 7th. Thu. 20.31hrs – Horton in Ribblesdale – Mountain Incident

On Thursday evening, North Yorkshire Police requested the team to prepare to conduct a daylight search of North Ribblesdale for a missing walker (m, 77), whilst they continued their own inquiries overnight. Team leaders then spent the evening planning a search pattern ready to commence on Friday morning. After a briefing, the team began a detailed search of boundaries and caves along walking routes and bridleways radiating from Horton village.…

INCIDENT 76/2019 – Aug 24th. Sat. 13.21hrs – Above Southerscales, Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Animal Rescue

The team were called by North Yorkshire Police after a 13yo Springer Spaniel fell down a pothole near Great Douk cave. The owners could see the dog but were unable to retrieve it themselves. A small team was assembled at the Depot to gather required equipment and a vehicle, and the duty controller went to the scene to assess the incident. Just as the controller arrived on scene, a passer…