INCIDENT 61/2022 AUG. 7th SUN. 15.52 FIFE POT, NEWBY MOSS, NORTH YORKSHIRE – ANIMAL INCIDENT

A group of walkers told the farmer at Newby Cote that they had ‘heard a lamb stuck down Fife Pot and it sounded to be in distress.’. North Yorkshire Police passed the message on and a small team drove up to Newby Moss in the Honda Pioneer. Meanwhile, the lamb had gone quiet but was soon found, hauled to the surface and released, apparently unharmed, onto the fell. Volunteer hours: …

INCIDENT 58/2022 JUL. 30th SAT. 21.28 COUNTY POT, CASTERTON, CUMBRIA – CAVE INCIDENT

A caver (f, 73) was reported to be ‘low on energy and unable to move on her own’ on a through trip from Lancaster Hole to County Pot. While four members of her party stayed with her in Brown and Smelly Chamber, another came out to Bull Pot Farm to call for help. As he and one other returned with food and drink the first CRO members arrived at Bull…

INCIDENT 20/2022 – APRIL 3rd Sun 15.56 Simpson’s Pot, Thornton in Lonsdale, North Yorkshire – Cave Incident

A group of two adults and six teenagers was reported overdue on a ‘pull-through’ trip from Simpson’s Pot to Valley Entrance in West Kingsdale. As team members were responding, news was received that they had just emerged, ‘safe and well’, so all stood down. Volunteer hours: 10   TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

INCIDENT 59/2021 – AUGUST 6th FRI. 17.14 – WHITE SCAR CAVE, INGLETON, NORTH YORKSHIRE – CAVE INCIDENT

A visitor (f, 20) slipped at the far end of White Scar Cave, sustaining a lower leg injury.  Show cave staff assessed and treated the casualty’s injured leg and moved her to within 300m of the cave entrance. However, the profile of the passage was such that they were unable to complete the evacuation.  CRO members splinted the casualty’s leg, lifted her onto a wheeled Titan confined-space stretcher and brought…