INCIDENT 47/2019 – June 18th. Tue. 14.33hrs – Southerscales, Ingleton, North Yorkshire – Mountain Incident

On the way from Ingleborough to Chapel le dale, a walker (f, 68) tripped on an undulation in the grassy path, hearing a snap and feeling serious pain in her left ankle. Fortunately, a passing caving instructor was a member of a neighbouring rescue team and was able to shelter the patient and make her comfortable before a small CRO team arrived. Having administered some pain relief and splinted the…

INCIDENT 46/2019 – June 8th. Sat. 12.58hrs – Malham Cove, North Yorkshire – Mountain Incident

Whilst awaiting more information from one of the Duty Controllers on scene at Malham regarding incident 45, we were called by North Yorkshire Police to a Male (80) with a twisted ankle at the top of the steps on the west side of the cove. The YAS paramedics already on scene for incident 45 started cas. care ready for the arrival of CRO team members, who packaged and stretchered the…

INCIDENT 38/2019 – May 23rd Thu. 17.24hrs – Ellerbeck, Chapel le Dale, Ingleton, North Yorkshire – Animal Incident

A lamb was reported to be stranded, 3m down into a narrow fissure in surface rock, near Ellerbeck. Two team members attended and had little difficulty in rescuing the sheep, which the farmer took to a farm building to aid its recovery. Volunteer hours: 3 TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

Alert only – May 20th Mon. 19.05hrs – River Aire, Airton, North Yorkshire – Alert only

Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association received a call from Yorkshire Ambulance Service to a patient (initially described as a ‘body’) in the River Aire, near Riverside Walk, at Airton. As it was in CRO’s area, UWFRA transferred the call. Telephone and radio enquiries led to the conclusion that the statutory emergency services were able to stretcher the patient to an ambulance for assessment and that the team was not needed…