INCIDENT 51/2018 – Aug. 11th Sat. 12.50hrs – Hunt’s Cross, Westhouse, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A 71yo, whilst assisting with a group of paragliding enthusiasts, slipped on rocks and sustained a deep laceration to his right shin, and was unable to walk. The team conveyed a Yorkshire Ambulance Service paramedic to the casualties location, and then packaged the casualty for sledging by stretcher back to the road ambulance. From there he was conveyed to hospital for further treatment. Volunteer hours: 17 TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

Incident 42/2018 – Jul. 6th Fri 14.29 Thornton Force area, Ingleton, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) requested the team’s assistance to help a walker who had fallen whilst on the Waterfalls Trail. The injured person was eventually found near Pecca Falls, being assisted back to the car park by a companion, as YAS had told them an ambulance would not be available for 4 hours. The casualty was assessed, and assisted/escorted to a team vehicle at Tom’s Cabin, and conveyed back to…

Media briefings from the British Cave Rescue Council re. Thailand Incident

Attached below are links to media briefings regarding the British involvement in the Thailand Cave Rescue, issued by the British Cave Rescue Council. Any press enquiries should be directed as detailed in the briefing notes. Briefing Note 6 July 2018 Briefing Note 5 July 2018 Briefing Note Supplement 2 July 2018 Briefing Note 2 July 2018 Briefing Note 28 June 2018 TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

Incident 32/2018 – May 30th Wed. 11.22 Waterfalls Trail, Ingleton, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

A woman, walking up the steps next to Pecca Falls became unwell, and lost consciousness. The team were tasked by Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) to assist crews in extricating the casualty. Whilst the casualty was treated by YAS and air ambulance paramedics, the team prepared a stretcher, and then carried the casualty to a team vehicle via the old Pecca slate quarry. She was then transported to a road ambulance…