INCIDENT 66/2021 – AUGUST 22nd SUN. 13.45 – Top of CATRIGG FORCE, STAINFORTH, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A walker (m, 80) collapsed near the top of Catrigg Force waterfall. After a thorough assessment by a CRO casualty care trainer he was helped into an insulated casualty bag on a stretcher and carried to a team vehicle. This took him to Settle Ambulance Station where he and several team members waited for an ambulance which would take him to hospital. Volunteer hours:  18   TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

INCIDENT 53/2021 – JULY 25th SUN. 14.59 – ‘GORBECK ROAD’, LANGCLIFFE, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A walker (f, 26) was reported to have ‘fallen and passed out’ on the ‘Settle Loop’ of the Pennine Bridleway, above Langcliffe. Two team members and the YAS ambulance crew were able to reach the casualty in CRO 4, the team’s Honda Pioneer. After an initial assessment by the paramedic (suspected heat exhaustion), she was taken in CRO 4 to the road ambulance for further assessment. Other team members who…

INCIDENT 52/2021 – JULY 23rd FRI. 14.51 – SWINE TAIL, INGLEBOROUGH, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A walker keyed 999, telling North Yorkshire Police that two other walkers were calling for help, that he was on the Swine Tail and that he was heading towards the pair to investigate. The Duty Controller was unable to call the reporting party back*, so there was no further information. As members began responding, a strange message was received from Yorkshire Ambulance Service; it included only a house address in…

INCIDENT 45/2021 – JULY 10th SAT. 13.27 – INGLETON WATERFALLS TRAIL, NEAR ‘TOM’S CABIN’, INGLETON, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A visitor (m, 43) was reported to be fitting, on the Ingleton Waterfalls Trail between Pecca Falls and Thornton Force. As team members neared the site, confirmation was received that he was at the ‘Tom’s Cabin’ refreshment hut. Members found that he was no longer fitting and was fully conscious, so after assessment he was helped the short distance to a team Land Rover and driven to meet a NWAS…