Incidents

  • Search for vulnerable male

    • 2nd Mar 2020 Attendees: 18; Duration: 5hr 20min; Total Attendance Time: 96hrs 0mins‎
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    Assist Scarborough and Rydale team in a search for a vulnerable 81 yr old male. Assistance was required due to the vast area, its rural nature and the level of concern for this male who was currently out on foot. The Team cleared areas to the North...
  • Incident Cowling

    • 15th Feb 2020 Attendees: 4; Duration: 1hr 8min; Total Attendance Time: 4hrs 32mins‎
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    The Team were asked to support the Calder Valley Team with a Female casualty who had fallen on the fells above Cowling. 3 members local to the incident attended.
  • Standby for possible widespread flooding

    • 15th Feb 2020 Attendees: 13; Duration: 4hr 0min; Total Attendance Time: 52hrs 0mins‎
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    The team was requested on Friday evening to confirm availability to respond to expected large scale wide area flooding On Saturday morning, a command was set up in Skipton, and the team were requested to go on active standby at the headquarters to respond...
  • Flooding Incident Pateley Bridge

    • 9th Feb 2020 Attendees: 16; Duration: 4hr 35min; Total Attendance Time: 73hrs 20mins‎
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    The Team were made aware of a risk to life flooding event in Pateley Bridge. Cleveland Mountain Rescue Team was also in attendance. UWFRA water team was deployed. Initially forecast water peak was 4.5m which is around 0.3m above the flood defences, in...
  • Assist district nurse in bad weather

    • 9th Feb 2020 Attendees: 2; Duration: 1hr 28min; Total Attendance Time: 2hrs 56mins‎
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    Due to bad weather and flooded roads the team was asked to assist a district nurse who needed to attend a patient in Kettlewell. A Landrover and 2 members were dispatched with the nurse and the mission was completed successfully.
  • Standby for search Grassington

    • 31st Jan 2020 Attendees: 13; Duration: 0hr 19min; Total Attendance Time: 4hrs 7mins‎
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    Call from Police to standby for a search for a female missing from a nursing home in Grassington. Before search was implemented the Police had located the missing person.
  • Rescue Menston

    • 23rd Jan 2020 Attendees: 15; Duration: 2hr 17min; Total Attendance Time: 34hrs 15mins‎
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    Ambulance service requested assistance for a difficult extraction from a footpath 300yds from the Hermit Inn off Moor Road, Woodhead, Ilkley, 60yr old male with cardiac chest pains. This is in the Calder Valley team area and they were informed of our...
  • Rescue Grass Woods

    • 19th Jan 2020 Attendees: 11; Duration: 2hr 7min; Total Attendance Time: 23hrs 17mins‎
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    Call from Yorkshire Ambulance service to a female who had fallen whilst walking in Bastow Woods, Grass Woods. The casualty was put on a stretcher and carried to a waiting ambulance.
  • Overdue Cavers Rift pot. Assist CRO

    • 12th Jan 2020 Attendees: 10; Duration: 11hr 0min; Total Attendance Time: 110hrs 0mins‎
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    The team were contacted by CRO to assist in an ongoing search for 4 missing cavers in the Rift pot/Large pot system. CRO had been alerted at 2200hrs Saturday night and had been searching through the night. Due to the nature of the cave cavers of a slim...