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…

Incident 31/2018 – May 29th Tue. 13.22 Little Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A male walker began to suffer chest pain and dizziness whilst ascending Little Ingleborough, beyond Gaping Gill. The team were called by Yorkshire Ambulance Service, and a vehicle was immediately dispatched from our base in Clapham, fortunately staffed following a meeting that morning. Meanwhile, team members attending the Gaping Gill Winch Meet, together with trained members of Bradford Pothole Club, were able to quickly reach the casualty and begin casualty…

Incident 30/2018 – May 28th Mon. 15.45 Brackenbottom Scar, Horton in Ribblesdale, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A female walker slipped and fell descending Pen-y-ghent sustaining a suspected fracture to her right ankle. She was carried by passers-by to within 500m of the road before being met by team members, who were called by North Yorkshire Police. The patient was treated by team casualty carers and given pain relief before a YAS paramedic took over treatment. Team members splinted the casualty’s leg and carried her by stretcher…