INCIDENT 65/2019 – Aug 4th. Sun. 11.42hrs – Pecca Falls, Ingleton, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

Whilst responding to incident number 64, CRO were called to assist Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) with a second incident. A young boy walking round the waterfalls trail at Ingleton tripped whilst stepping over a large lump of protruding bedrock that formed the path surface. His mum described seeing him tumbling head over heels down a steep rocky bank. CRO team members found the boy at the foot of the steep…

UPDATE – INCIDENT 62/2019 – July 31st. Wed. 12.53hrs to Aug 2nd- Below Pecca Falls, Ingleton, North Yorkshire – Animal Rescue

Our members don’t like leaving a job half done, so both yesterday and today, team members have returned to search for Neo, the missing German Shepherd. Although nothing was found yesterday, water levels had dropped further today so a more thorough search was possible. This afternoon the body of Neo was recovered from 1.5 metre depth of water at the base of a large boulder in the pool where he…

INCIDENT 62/2019 – July 31st. Wed. 12.53hrs – Below Pecca Falls, Ingleton, North Yorkshire – Animal Rescue

A family’s 5-year old German Shepherd went just off the path, slipped down the slope, then plunged into the river, just below Pecca Falls. It was last seen just above Pecca Bridge.  CRO was called via North Yorkshire Police and team members attended, to search for the dog. Three of them, wearing dry-suits and with swift-water rescue kit, abseiled in to the gorge and searched the pools, as best they…

Incident 32/2018 – May 30th Wed. 11.22 Waterfalls Trail, Ingleton, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

A woman, walking up the steps next to Pecca Falls became unwell, and lost consciousness. The team were tasked by Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) to assist crews in extricating the casualty. Whilst the casualty was treated by YAS and air ambulance paramedics, the team prepared a stretcher, and then carried the casualty to a team vehicle via the old Pecca slate quarry. She was then transported to a road ambulance…