INCIDENT 81/2021 – OCTOBER 21st THU. 12.32 MALHAM COVE, MALHAM, LOCAL INCIDENT

Following a report of someone having been seen to come off the top of Malham Cove, Yorkshire Ambulance Service dispatched air and road ambulances, a Rapid Response Vehicle and its HART (Hazardous Area Response Team, based near Morley), also alerting CRO. Having determined ‘life extinct’, the Ambulance Service personnel were departing as the first CRO member arrived on scene. HART was stood down en route. Team members assisted a local…

INCIDENT 79/2021 – OCTOBER 19th TUE. 12.53 – KETTLEWELL AREA, UPPER WHARFEDALE, MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A walker (m, 74) was reported overdue from a walk beginning at about 09.00 on Monday. NYP found his car in Kettlewell and after carrying out its own enquiries continuedd searching and called out UWFRA at 02.57 on Tuesday. UWFRA later called in RAF Leeming MRT, CRO and Swaledale teams, plus a Coastguard helicopter to assist. Low cloud hampered searching by helicopter and searchers on foot were treated to thick…

INCIDENT 58/2021 – AUGUST 3rd TUE. 14.44 – BOTTOM QUARRY, STORRS COMMON, INGLETON, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A climber (f, 32) fell from one of the routes on the lower quarry face at Storrs Common, sustaining lower leg injuries. A YAS crew was on scene and an air ambulance was en route when the CRO Duty Controller was called. Paramedics having treated and ‘packaged’ the casualty, team members transported her to the road ambulance on a CRO wheeled stretcher. Volunteer hours: 15   TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

INCIDENT 54/2021 – JULY 31st SAT. 13.03 – APPROACHING SUMMIT OF WHERNSIDE, INGLETON, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A Three Peaks walker (m) was reported to have dislocated a knee high up on Whernside.  As members were assembling near the Blea Moor aqueduct, the air ambulance was able to land close to the casualty and effect his rescue with assistance only from other walkers already on site.  Team members stood down. Volunteer hours: 27   TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon