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 45/2019 – June 8th. Sat. 12.02hrs – Malham Cove, North Yorkshire – Mountain Incident

Yorkshire Ambulance Service received a report of someone having been seen falling from the top of Malham Cove. Having dispatched a road ambulance, rapid response vehicle, HART team and air ambulance, they also called out CRO. Ambulance personnel determined that life was extinct. When North Yorkshire Police’s formalities had been completed, CRO members searched the top of the Cove for any property or evidence, then carried the deceased to a…

INCIDENT 43/2019 – Jun. 1st. Sat. 18.12hrs – Malham Cove Top, North Yorkshire – Mountain Incident

Whilst both incidents 41 and 42 were in progress, a further call was received to reports of a walker suffering a possible cardiac event on top of Malham Cove. The ambulance service were asked to task Upper Wharfedale with the incident, whilst CRO released 2 surface team members from the Curtain Pot incident, only 3 miles away, to assist. Fortunately, the Yorkshire Air Ambulance was able to make it to…

INCIDENT 31/2019 – May 2nd. Thu. 15.21hrs – Malham Cove, North Yorkshire – Mountain Incident

Yorkshire Ambulance Service received a report of someone having ‘fallen approximately 100ft,’ at Malham Cove. Having dispatched a road ambulance, rapid response vehicle and air ambulance, they also called out CRO. Ambulance personnel determined that life was extinct and departed. When  North Yorkshire Police’s formalities had been completed, CRO members searched the top of the Cove and one ledge for any property or evidence, then carried the deceased to a…