INCIDENT 21/2019 – Apr. 20th. Sat. 11.14hrs – White Scar Show Cave, North Yorkshire – Cave Rescue

An visitor (82, f) lost consciousness whilst going the through lower cave section past the steps. Paramedics from Yorkshire Ambulance Service entered the cave to commence casualty care. Team members then stretchered the casualty to the YAS ambulance at the cave entrance. Volunteer hours:30 TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

INCIDENT 20/2019 – Apr. 19th. Fri. 17.56hrs – Whernside Summit, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

The team were called by North Yorkshire Police to a 3 peaks walker with severe recurring cramp, whose companions were unable to get walking again. A team with a stretcher were sent to the casualties location at the summit, but were able to get the casualty walking, and with support he was able to walk down to Bruntscar. From there he was delivered to the groups support vehicle at the…

INCIDENT 19/2019 – Apr. 18th. Thu. 14.20hrs – Horton in Ribblesdale, North Yorkshire – Local Incident

The team were contacted by North Yorkshire Police to assist in the search for a high risk missing person, who it was believed may have headed into the local hills. Two team members went to liaise with the police officer on scene, whilst others went to collect a team vehicle. Just as the vehicle was leaving our Depot, and before a  callout to the full team was sent out, police…

INCIDENT 15/2019 – Apr. 6th. Sat. 19.00hrs – Above Stockdale Farm, Settle, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

The team were called to a walker in a D of E party (f, 16) with back and hip injuries, on the fells above Stockdale Farm. On speaking to the group leader, the conroller established that the casualty had not sustained a fall or injury, but had aggravated a pre-exisitng condition and having sat down to rest, was unable to mobilise again. A team was called out to assist the…