INCIDENT 15/2020 – Mar. 7th. Sat. 15.54hrs – Brow Gill Cave, Horton in Ribblesdale – Cave Incident

A caver (m, 21) was reported to have dislocated a shoulder, above the climb in Brow Gill Cave. His companions had attempted to persuade / assist him to descend the climb, but the dislocation was such that this was not possible, so they called for help. Team members immobilised the injured part and offered pain relief, then lowered him off and assisted him out of the cave and to a…

INCIDENT 14/2020 – Mar. 5th. Thu. 18.55hrs – Ingleborough – Local Incident

North Yorkshire Police received independent reports of flares seen over the summit of Ingleborough. Although such reports have not resulted in an actual rescue for a very long time, team members undertook a search of the summit of Ingleborough and approaches. No-one was found, nor were any further emergency calls received. Eventually, the team stood down. Conjecture suggests that it was an unknown helicopter. Volunteer hours: 19 TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

INCIDENT 10/2020 – Feb. 25th. Tue. 14.38hrs – Off Whitestone Lane, Austwick – Mountain Incident

Yorkshire Ambulance Service asked for assistance when a walker (m, 52) took a fall at a stile just off Whitestone Lane, Crummackdale, sustaining an arm injury. As members were responding, a further message was received, stating that the ambulance crew was with the patient and the team was not required. Volunteer hours: 7.   TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

Alert only – Feb. 15th. Sat. 11.25hrs – Craven District – Alert No. 2 of 2020

With heavy rain and widespread flooding anticipated, rescue teams across North Yorkshire were asked, on Friday evening, to say what swift-water rescue resources they would have available. On Saturday morning, CRO and UWFRA sent representatives to the ‘Craven Bronze Hub’ in Skipton, to help co-ordinate emergency service responses. In the event, there was little significant flooding in Craven and the ‘hub’ closed down at 19.46 hrs. Volunteer hours: 17  …