INCIDENT 81/2021 – OCTOBER 21st THU. 12.32 MALHAM COVE, MALHAM, LOCAL INCIDENT

Following a report of someone having been seen to come off the top of Malham Cove, Yorkshire Ambulance Service dispatched air and road ambulances, a Rapid Response Vehicle and its HART (Hazardous Area Response Team, based near Morley), also alerting CRO. Having determined ‘life extinct’, the Ambulance Service personnel were departing as the first CRO member arrived on scene. HART was stood down en route. Team members assisted a local…

INCIDENT 78/2021 – OCTOBER 9th SAT. 13.20 – SWINE TAIL, INGLEBOROUGH, MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

Descending from Ingleborough towards Horton in Ribblesdale, a runner in the Three Peaks Race (m, 39) took a fall, sustaining a deep wound just below the left knee. The initial report suggested that he was on Simon Fell Breast, so two of the team members stationed on the summit descended to give assistance. Other team members, who were based on the event field, drove up from Selside to Nick Pot,…

INCIDENT 74/2021 – SEPTEMBER 21st TUE. 11.20 – Off THWAITE LANE, AUSTWICK, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

YAS called CRO when a walker (f, 45) was reported to have been ‘trampled by cows’ in a field, just off Thwaite Lane, between Clapham and Austwick. When the first team members arrived, they found two road ambulances and an air ambulance already on scene with the paramedics assessing the patient’s injuries and giving her pain relief. While the rest of the team stood down, those on scene waited, then…

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.…