INCIDENT 33/2022 MAY 15th SUN. 13.39 BANK OF THE RIVER WENNING, WENNINGTON, LANCASHIRE – LOCAL INCIDENT

A local volunteer (m, 68) slipped while removing ivy from a tree on the river bank near Wennington Bridge, tumbling/sliding 5 or 6m down the steep bank and landing at the river’s edge. When team members arrived, Lancashire F&RS water rescue technicians were supporting the casualty and he was being assessed by the doctor from the Great North Air Ambulance. Two of CRO’s own technicians positioned the casualty in a…

INCIDENT 32/2022 MAY 14th SAT. 09.48 THE ALLOTMENT, INGLEBOROUGH, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A walker (f, 48) slipped on the path from Sulber to Ingleborough, twisting one ankle and landing badly on the other foot. As she could not stand and was in significant pain with any movement, her companions insulated her and called North Yorkshire Police. Meanwhile, she took her own analgesics. Two team members drove CRO 4 (the Honda Pioneer) up on to Simon Fell Breast and jogged the 200m to…

ALERT only 13th Fri. 16.06 – WHERNSIDE, NORTH YORKSHIRE – ALERT No 2 of 2022

Concern was expressed for a walker, described as ‘struggling’ on the steps coming off Whernside. His wife had expected to meet him at the Station Inn, Ribblehead, but ten minutes after the CRO duty controller was alerted, he spoke to the walker who had just phoned his wife to say he was in Horton in Ribblesdale. Volunteer hours: 0.25 TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

INCIDENT 29/2022 MAY 1st SUN. 12.37 Near GAPING GILL, CLAPHAM, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A walker (f, 59) slipped on wet rock alongside Fell Beck, a few metres before it falls into Gaping Gill. There was initial confusion when she was reported to be ‘inside Gaping Gill caves’ and to have broken(?) her wrist, but once her location on the surface was confirmed, team members were able to respond appropriately. One, who was out for a walk, ran down from the top of Ingleborough…