Incidents

  • Glusburn, Female With Ankle Injury

    • 6th Aug 2019 Attendees: 16; Duration: 90mins; Total Attendance Hours: 23‎
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    A female who had slipped and injured her ankle near Glusburn. Initially the call had been sent to our neighbouring team CVSRT who checked the casualty location and then passed the job over to us. One team member was quickly on scene and once the remainder...
  • Lamb Stuck Down Shaft Grassington Moor

    • 6th Aug 2019 Attendees: 2; Duration: 114mins; Total Attendance Hours: 10‎
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    We were contacted by a local farmer requesting assistance to rescue a lamb that had fallen down a shaft on Grassington Moor. A small team was dispatched and the unfortunate animal was soon back on the surface, luckily the lamb was uninjured and returned...
  • Nidd Gorge, Male,Broken Ankle

    • 27th Jul 2019 Attendees: 8; Duration: 175mins; Total Attendance Hours: 23‎
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    Call out 35 27th July The Team were called by YAS to assist with a casualty who had fallen injuring their lower leg whilst walking from Knaresborough to Harrogate along Nidd Gorge. Initially the information suggested that they were near to Bilton but...
  • Caving Incident at Curtain Pot

    • 1st Jun 2019 Attendees: 0; Duration: 0mins; Total Attendance Hours: 0‎
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    The team was asked by the Cave Rescue Organisation to attend to a suspected heart attack at the top of Malham Cove. A team Land Rover was diverted while en-route to the above incident and a full call out was made for team members. The casualty was flown...
  • Caving Incident at Curtain Pot

    • 1st Jun 2019 Attendees: 0; Duration: 0mins; Total Attendance Hours: 0‎
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    While the first incident was still ongoing the CRO received another call for a fallen caver in County Pot. The casualty was successfully brought to the surface and evacuated by Air Ambulance.
  • Caving Incident at Curtain Pot

    • 1st Jun 2019 Attendees: 0; Duration: 0mins; Total Attendance Hours: 0‎
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    The team was called by the CRO to assist with a cave rescue on Fountains Fell. This was a major multi-agency rescue and sadly the casualty succumbed to his injuries before he could be extracted. Our sincerere condolences to all friends and family. Full...
  • Male - Lower Leg Injury Grassington

    • 22nd Jan 2019 Attendees: 19; Duration: 177mins; Total Attendance Hours: 24‎
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    The team were called out today to assist a local male who had slipped in the snow and sustained a lower leg injury whilst out running on the river bank near to Grassington. The casualty was treated at the scene by the Yorkshire Ambulance service (YAS)....
  • Injured Male Walker - Suspected Broken Ankle

    • 19th Jan 2019 Attendees: 1; Duration: 24mins; Total Attendance Hours: 4‎
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    During the start of a joint Casualty Care training weekend with Clapham Cave Rescue Organisation (CRO) at the UWFRA base in Grassington, CRO were called to assist a 40yr old male with a suspected broken ankle near to the summit of Pen y ghent. Due to...
  • Ankle injury Ilkley moor

    • 11th Jan 2019 Attendees: 13; Duration: 168mins; Total Attendance Hours: 36‎
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    The team were called today to assist a female who had fallen and sustained a lower leg injury whilst out walking in the Cow & Calf area of Ilkley moor. The casualty was located by phone to the locally known 'Crocodile Rock' and members were despatched...
  • Benighted Couple - Bastow Woods

    • 6th Jan 2019 Attendees: 3; Duration: 99mins; Total Attendance Hours: 5‎
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    The team were called out by North Yorkshire Police (NYP) to assist a couple who had become disorientated due to fog whilst walking above Grasswoods from Grassington to Conistone. The couple were without torch and were concerned about the impending darkness...