INCIDENT 49/2022 JUN 30th THU. 12.09 PATH TO GORDALE SCAR, MALHAM, NORTH YORKSHIRE – AMBULANCE ASSIST

YAS asked for CRO’s assistance when a visitor (m, 64) was suspected of having a stroke, then fell over the low wall by the path approaching Gordale Scar. Team members had just set off when they were stood down, with YAS believing there was vehicular access. The decision was soon reversed, but as the first member arrived on scene she discovered that members of the public were helping paramedics to…

INCIDENT 21/2022 – APRIL 9th Sat 12.39 Alongside Gordale Beck, Malham,  North Yorkshire – Mountain Incident

UWFRA forwarded a call from YAS for a walker (m, 30) who had sustained a knee injury while walking alongside Gordale Beck, downstream of Gordale Scar. His location was confirmed using the Phonefind app.  As he was unable to put weight on the injured leg, team members administered pain relief, splinted the leg and put the casualty into an insulated casualty bag. Using a wheeled stretcher, they took him across…

INCIDENT 72/2021 – SEPTEMBER 12th SUN. 15.17 – GORDALE SCAR, MALHAM, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A walker (f, 37) was reported to have fallen, with a head injury at ‘top of rocks 1/4 mile past Gordale Farm Gordale Scar, but YAS had been unable to obtain a better fix as the call kept dropping out. CRO could not return the call or acquire a location using the PhoneFind app, so team members headed to both top and bottom of Gordale Scar. However, before they arrived…

ALERT Only – Aug 23rd Mon. 16.39 – Gordale Scar, Malham, North Yorkshire – Alert No. 8 of 2021

A walker was reported to be having difficulty with his dog, which was described as ‘panicking’, near the top of the lower fall in Gordale Scar. When the duty controller phoned the reporting person, he was told that other walkers had helped the walker and dog up to safety. CRO’s assistance was not needed. Volunteer hours: 0.25   TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon