INCIDENT 73/2021 – SEPTEMBER 15th WED. 15.32 – MALHAM COVE, MALHAM, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A visitor (m, 46) was reported to have fallen, a third of the way up the steps to the top of Malham Cove. He was unable to stand or put any weight on one leg because of a knee injury. After attention from YAS paramedics, he was helped on to a stretcher and CRO members, assisted by the paramedics, carried and sledged him down to the foot of the steps.…

INCIDENT 63/2021 – AUGUST 18th WED. 12.13 – Nr THORNTON FORCE, INGLETON, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A visitor (f, 29) slipped while stepping from boulder to boulder just below Thornton Force, twisting her knee. After assessment by the team doctor (Sprain rather than dislocation or fracture.), her leg was splinted by YAS paramedics. Accompanied by team members, she was helped to walk about 200m to a team Land Rover for the drive to the road ambulance. Volunteer hours: 14   TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

INCIDENT 62/2021 – AUGUST 15th SUN. 08.45 – PEN Y GHENT, BETWEEN HULL POT AND HORTON SCAR LANE, HORTON IN RIBBLESDALE, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A visitor (m, 31), staying at the campsite in Horton in Ribblesdale, went for a late evening run towards Pen y ghent, but took a bad fall somewhere near Hull Pot, possibly at about 23.00 hrs on Saturday. CRO controllers received an alert at 08.45 on Sunday saying that the misper had fallen, with unknown injuries at an unknown location on Pen y ghent. Just as a PhoneFind message failed…

INCIDENT 40/2021 – JUNE 24th THU. 13.52 – PLANTATION Nr SWITCHERS FARM, HELLIFIELD, NORTH YORKSHIRE – LOCAL INCIDENT

Team members who had gone to the casualty at Malham drove to a farm near Hellifield after YAS received a report of a worker (m, 67) whose legs were trapped ‘under a wall’. On arrival, it was found that two North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service and two YAS vehicles were already on scene. It was also soon learned that the man, who was in woodland, had recovered sufficiently to…