At 23:43 last night, CVSRT received a request from Yorkshire Ambulance Service to provide assistance with the locating and evacuation of a casualty who had fallen on a steep, rural track and sustained a suspected spinal injury. 20 CVSRT members were available to respond immediately and within 9 minutes of deployment the team began to arrive at the location.
Once on-scene team members prepared for the evacuation, whilst CVSRT doctors provided additional medical assistance to the casualty. Once the male was comfortable he was packaged in a vacuum mattress and a winter casualty bag, then stretchered off the hill to the ambulance and handed over to the crew.
At 01:00 CVSRT stood down and returned vehicles to base, then members continued their journeys home.
In Attendance: 20 CVSRT
Yorkshire Ambulance Service
Total Duration: 2hrs 32mins
- Date Wednesday, 28 November 2018
- Location Claremount Road, Halifax
- Grid Reference SE 09696 26085
- Latitude 53.731070
- Longitude -1.8545061
- Man Hours 48.3
- Members In Attendance 20
At 08:42 today Calder Valley Search & Rescue Team received a request from Yorkshire Ambulance Service to assist with the evacuation of a 50yo male with a lower leg injury from moorland above Hawksworth, Leeds.
Team members arrived on scene to join a multi-agency effort to evacuate the casualty. Following on-scene treatment by YAS the casualty was packaged and stretchered off the moor to the YAS Hazardous Area Response Team Polaris all-terrain vehicle for transfer to a land ambulance for the onward journey to hospital.
In Attendance: 16 CVSRT
Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS)
YAS Hazardous Response Team (HART)
Total Duration: 5hrs 18mins
- Date Thursday, 08 November 2018
- Location Hawksworth
- Grid Reference SE 14122 40083
- Latitude 53.874987
- Longitude -1.7486393
- Man Hours 84.7
- Members In Attendance 16
At 18:30 on Monday 5th November, Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team received a request from West Yorkshire Police to assist with the search for a missing 70 year old male walker.
CVSRT members undertook an overnight search of open areas and woodland. In the early hours of Tuesday the search was enlarged to include fell parties and search dogs from eleven neighbouring Mountain Rescue Teams who were drafted in to continue the search in daylight hours.
The casualty was located at 11:45 on 6th November by HM Coastguard S92 helicopter with only minor injuries and taken to hospital for treatment.
Thank-you to all the Mountain Rescue England and Wales teams involved in assisting Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team, West Yorkshire Police and West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service; Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team, Woodhead Mountain Rescue Team, Bolton Mountain Rescue Team, Rossendale & Pendle Mountain Rescue Team, Bowland Pennine Mountain Rescue Team (BPMRT), Scarborough and Ryedale Mountain Rescue Team, Oldham Mountain Rescue Team, Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association (UWFRA), Swaledale Mountain Rescue Team, Mountain Rescue Search Dogs England and Lake District Mountain Rescue Search Dogs.
In Attendance: 37 CVSRT
Other : 90 Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team, Woodhead Mountain Rescue Team, Bolton Mountain Rescue Team, Rossendale & Pendle Mountain Rescue Team, Bowland Pennine Mountain Rescue Team (BPMRT), Scarborough and Ryedale Mountain Rescue Team, Oldham Mountain Rescue Team, Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association (UWFRA), Swaledale Mountain Rescue Team, Mountain Rescue Search Dogs England and Lake District Mountain Rescue Search Dogs.
West Yorkshire Police
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service
HM Coastguard S92 (Bristows Helicopters – Humberside)
Total Duration: 22hrs
- Date Monday, 05 November 2018
- Location Stanbury
- Grid Reference SE 00625 37081
- Latitude 53.829991
- Longitude -1.9919801
- Man Hours 473.9
- Members In Attendance 37 (+90)