Incidents 2018

16 July, 2018 12:44
Description: Injured Walker - Grassington

The team were called today to assist the Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) with an injured walker in Grassington.  The casualty, whilst out for a summers walk on the banks of the River Wharfe, slipped and suffered an injury, possible fracture, to the lower left leg.  The team secured the injured leg in a vacuum splint and assisted the casualty on to the team stretcher, then a short walk to the waiting road ambulance.

 

2 July, 2018 14:12
Description: Fallen Walker - Almscliffe Crag

The team were called to assist a 61yo male climber who had fallen 6ft from the stile in-between the two crags.  He sustained a shoulder injury, a possible fracture. His injury was splinted and pain relief given.  The team then placed him on to a stretcher and carried him to the waiting ambulance.
 

24 June, 2018 02:30
Description: The team was asked assistĀ Calder Valley Search & Rescue TeamĀ locate and extract a casualty who had reported that they were near a Golf Club and unable to walk. Sarloc and Phone find had been used but the casualty was unable to respond using them. They were located by a CVSRT party, checked over by YAS and assisted to the ambulance. A couple of members who had arrived on scene were able to provide some assistance after most members were stood down en-route.

13 June, 2018 15:00
Description: Walker fallen and sustained facial injuries on the riverbank near Starbotton

4 June, 2018 08:20
Description: Overdue cavers in Lost John's - Leck Fell, Lancashire

The team was called out by Lancashire Police to assist CRO with equipment and members to search for a party of 2 cavers, overdue on a Lost John's - Notts 2 through trip. The cavers had left the surface at about 8pm on 3rd June and were due out by midnight. Uwfra members helped in the search Lost John's and nearby caves, as well as operating surface to underground comms. Eventually, the missing cavers were found off-route, in Lost John's and escorted to the surface.

4 June, 2018 12:16
Description: Injured walker near Kettlewell

The team was called out by Yorkshire Ambulance Service to assist with a stretcher carry of woman, who had fallen and sustained a leg injury, on the footpath from Kettlewell to Starbotton. The YAS medics treated the casualty on site and the team carried her to a  waiting ambulance.

 

 

27 May, 2018 15:44
Description: Injured trials rider near Beckwithshaw

The team was called by Yorkshire Ambulance Service to assist with a stretcher carry of a 12 year old trials rider, who had fallen off his bike from the top of a rock. The casualty who had suspected back and leg injuries, was treated on site by YAS medics. He was then stretchered by the team to a waiting ambulance.

14 May, 2018 15:00
Description: Walker taken ill near Appletreewick

The team was called out by Yorkshire Ambulance Service to locate a casualty, reported to have over exerted themselves, near Appletreewick. The Yorkshire Air Ambulance was on site as team arrived. The casualty was assessed by YAA medics and then transported by team Land Rover to a waiting land ambulance.

12 May, 2018 17:51
Description: Climber fallen at Kilnsey Crag

The team was called by the Yorkshire Ambulance Service to assist with a fallen climber at Kilnsey Crag. The climber had fallen to the ground having not managed to clip his last belay point and his belayer was unable to arrest the fall. The casualty was put into a vacuum mattress by the team then onto a team stretcher and carried down to the Air ambulance for transport on to hospital with suspected spinal injuries.

 

12 May, 2018 16:28
Description: Climber fallen at Kilnsey Crag

The team was called by the Yorkshire Ambulance Service to assist with a fallen climber at Kilnsey Crag. The climber had fallen to the ground having not managed to clip his last belay point and his belayer was unable to arrest the fall. The casualty was put into a vacuum mattress by the team then onto a team stretcher and carried down to the Air ambulance for transport on to hospital with suspected spinal injuries.

11 May, 2018 13:25
Description: Man collapsed at Parcevall Hall
The team was called out by Yorkshire Ambulance Service following reports of a collapsed person at Parcevall Hall. Despite the best efforts of those on scene, the casualty could not be resuscitated.

2 May, 2018 09:02
Description: The team was called out by Scarborough and Ryedale MRT to continue the search for a missing vulnerable male. A group of the team's water technicians was deployed, and spent the day searching the river near to the missing man's home. No trace of the man was found and the team was stood down.

1 May, 2018 12:15
Description: The team was called out by Scarborough and Ryedale MRT to assist with a search for a vulnerable male near Thirsk. A small UWFRA team attended, along with personnel from Cleveland, Holme Valley, Swaledale and Scarborough MRTs. Fields, woods and a river near the mans home were searched but without success.

26 April, 2018 14:02
Description: The team was called out by Yorkshire Ambulance Service, to assist with an injured walker near Starbotton. The female casualty was treated YAS medics, before being stretchered by the team to a waiting road ambulance.

26 April, 2018 14:02
Description: The team was called out by Yorkshire Ambulance Service, to assist with a student who had fallen and injured themselves in Trollers Gill, near Appletreewick. The female casualty was assisted to an ambulance by people on the scene and the team was diverted to our second callout of the afternoon.

5 April, 2018 19:55
Description: The team was called out by Yorkshire Ambulance Service to assist with an injured female walker above Hubberholme. The casualty who had serious leg injuries, was treated by YAS medics, before being stretchered by the team, to the Yorkshire Air Ambulance.

27 March, 2018 08:19
Description: The team was called out by Yorkshire Ambulance Service to assist with a male mountain biker who had fallen off his bike whilst doing jumps. The casualty who had sustained head and shoulder injuries was initially treated by YAS and UWFRA medics, before being stretchered to a waiting road ambulance.

24 March, 2018 11:41
Description: The team was contacted by North Yorkshire Police to assist with the search for a missing vulnerable person at Fell Beck near Pateley Bridge. The missing person was located before a full callout was initiated.

10 March, 2018 21:29
Description: The team was called out by North Yorkshire Police after 5 cavers were reported overdue from a trip into Providence Pot near Kettlewell. Several parties were sent into the cave system and the lost cavers were eventually located safe but very cold. The casualties were then assisted back out of the entrance. The team was assisted by cavers from the Cave Rescue Organisation, Derbyshire Cave Rescue Organisation, members of North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue and Yorkshire Ambulance Service.

3 March, 2018 16:07
Description: The team was called out by Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team to assist with their search for a missing walker on Ilkley Moor. Fortunately the person was located whilst the team vehicles were en route, and the team was stood down.

2 March, 2018 12:54
Description: The team was called out by Yorkshire Ambulance Service to assist with the transfer of a patient to an ambulance in Darley. The team was stood down by YAS on route.

2 March, 2018 12:43
Description: The team was called out by Yorkshire Ambulance Service to assist with the transfer of a patient from his home in Ilkley. An ambulance was unable to reach the patients home, due to ice and snow. Team members assisted in moving the patient to the ambulance, then the team landrover escorted ambulance back to main road.

1 March, 2018 23:12
Description: The team was called out by Yorkshire Ambulance Service to assist with a car driver who was stuck in snow and suffering an asthma attack. A landrover was despatched to the scene, and after treatment by a team medic, the patient was transported to Skipton and transferred to a road ambulance

1 March, 2018 22:51
Description: The team was called out by Yorkshire Ambulance Service to assist with transferring a patient to an ambulance, which had been unable to proceed due to snow and ice. A team landrover was sent to assist, but was stood down on route.

28 February, 2018 19:16
Description: The team was called out by Yorkshire Ambulance Service to assist with transferring a patient to an ambulance, which had been unable to proceed due to snow and ice. A team landrover was sent to assist, but was stood down on route.

24 February, 2018 20:44
Description: The team was called out by North Yorkshire Police to assist with a woman in a broken down electric wheelchair in woodland near Bolton Abbey. Team members rigged a harness using ropes attached to the chair and dragged it and the casualty back to the car park.

24 February, 2018 20:27
Description: The team was called out by Yorkshire Ambulance Service to assist with a male casualty near Grimwith Reservoir. Unfortunately the casualty could not be resuscitated by the YAS medics who were first on the scene. The team then assisted with recovering the body from the fellside.

12 February, 2018 21:17
Description: The team was called out by Yorkshire Ambulance Service to assist with a 74 year old woman, who had been taken ill on Addingham Moorside. The casualty was treated by YAS medics before being stretchered by the team to a waiting road ambulance.

29 January, 2018 22:58
Description: The team was called by North Yorkshire Police to assist with the search for a missing driver after a road accident. After discussion with team leaders, it was decided that the area was not suitable for MRT, so the team was placed on standby.

29 January, 2018 22:46
Description: The team was called out by North Yorkshire Police to assist with the recovery of a body from the River Aire near Skipton. A group of swift water technicians were sent to the scene, where they recovered the body to a nearby road.

21 January, 2018 10:44
Description: The team was called out by Yorkshire Ambulance Service to assist with a patient at a remote farm near Threshfield. Due to the snow conditions, the YAS ambulance crew were unable to reach the farm in their ambulance. A team landrover was despatched to the farm, where the YAS crew determined that the casualty did not need evacuating. The YAS crew were transported to their vehicle and escorted to the main road.

17 January, 2018 20:35
Description: The team was called out by Yorkshire Ambulance Service, to assist with a 70 year old, injured woman on a footpath near Pateley Bridge. The casualty, who had injured her hip, was treated by YAS personnel before being stretchered by the team to a waiting road ambulance.

16 January, 2018 09:22
Description: The team was called out by North Yorkshire Police to assist with the search for a woman who was reported missing from the Burnside area of Skipton. The team, assisted by search dogs, searched fields and water courses to the south of Skipton, but without success.

13 January, 2018 12:22
Description: The team was called out by North Yorkshire Police to search for a vulnerable woman who was missing near Harrogate. Using Sarloc to narrow down the search area, the casualty was located by team members near railway lines. She was then escorted on foot back to a NYP vehicle and taken to hospital.