CVSRT - Items filtered by date: August 2019

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26 Aug 2019

At 17:03 on Monday 26th August CVSRT received a second request from Yorkshire Ambulance Service to assist with the location and evacuation of a young male who had sustained a suspected closed lower leg fracture whilst at Gorple Stones. The casualty (along with a group of friends) were unfamiliar with the area and initially gave their location as Widdop Reservoir.

First team members at the reservoir were deployed to locate the casualty, whilst the remaining members made their way in 4x4 vehicles along the bridleway. First on-scene was Search Dog ‘Jack’ with handler Dave, followed shortly after by a team doctor.

Once the casualty had received pain relief and had his leg splinted, he was packaged and stretchered a short distance to Calder Mobile 2 and driven from the moors to the ambulance waiting at the main road.

In attendance: 20 CVSRT
Mountain Rescue Search Dogs England (Jack and Meg)
Yorkshire Ambulance Service
Duration: 2hrs

Additional Info

  • Date Monday, 26 August 2019
  • Location Gorple Rocks
  • Grid Reference SD 92289 31997
  • Latitude 53.784236
  • Longitude -2.1185052
  • Man Hours 39.9
  • Members In Attendance 20

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26 Aug 2019

At 15:12 on Monday 26th August Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team received a request from Yorkshire Ambulance Service to assist with the evacuation of a crag fast young man in Colden Clough.

In Attendance: 28 CVSRT
Yorkshire Ambulance Service
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service
Duration: 1hr 8mins

Additional Info

  • Date Monday, 26 August 2019
  • Location Colden Clough
  • Grid Reference SD 98112 28064
  • Latitude 53.748946
  • Longitude -2.0301050
  • Man Hours 31.6
  • Members In Attendance 28

1197

24 Aug 2019

At 05:45 on Saturday Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team received a request to assist West Yorkshire Police search for a 65yo man who has gone missing from his home in a rural area of Todmorden.

22 CVSRT members and three Mountain Rescue Search Dogs England Search Dogs, Jack, Meg and Wynn searched woodland near Shore Green.

In Attendance: 22 CVSRT
West Yorkshire Police
Duration: 6hrs 23mins

Additional Info

  • Date Saturday, 24 August 2019
  • Location Shore Green, Todmorden
  • Grid Reference SD 91427 26583
  • Latitude 53.735563
  • Longitude -2.1314442
  • Man Hours 140.4
  • Members In Attendance 22

1196

15 Aug 2019

At 11:01 on Thursday 15th August Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team received a request from neighbouring team, Rossendale and Pendle Mountain Rescue Team, to assist with the ongoing search for a missing person. Eleven CVSRT members responded to the incident in Accrington.

In Attendance: 11 CVSRT
Duration: 8hrs 29mins

Additional Info

  • Date Thursday, 15 August 2019
  • Location Accrington
  • Grid Reference SD 76904 29265
  • Latitude 53.759228
  • Longitude -2.3517957
  • Man Hours 93.3
  • Members In Attendance 11

1195

11 Aug 2019

At 20:18 on Sunday 11th August Calder Valley Search & Rescue Team received a request from Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) to assist with location and evacuation of a high risk missing person in Colden Clough, Hebden Bridge.

34 CVSRT members were available to respond and deployed in team vehicles or attended directly to the incident.

On arrival at the scene CVSRT began an extensive search of the area. Approximately two hours into the search a fell party heard shouts from the casualty and was able to make verbal contact with them from across Colden Water.

The National Police Air Service provided assistance in confirming the location of the casualty using thermal imaging cameras. Mountain Rescue Search Dogs England Search Dog Wynn then quickly located the casualty and guided her handler to the scene.

The casualty was assessed by CVSRT members. Following on-scene treatment the casualty was packaged and placed on a stretcher which had been lowered down the steep slope using a rope rescue system.

The rope rescue system was then used to haul the stretcher up a steep slope to safe ground above. The casualty was transferred to a wheeled-stretcher and wheeled approximately 1.5 kilometres to a YAS ambulance crew waiting at the nearest road head.

In attendance: 34 CVSRT
National Police Air Service
West Yorkshire Police
Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS)
Duration: 5hrs 42mins

Additional Info

  • Date Sunday, 11 August 2019
  • Location Colden Clough
  • Grid Reference SD 97350 28108
  • Latitude 53.749333
  • Longitude -2.0416653
  • Man Hours 185.3
  • Members In Attendance 34

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09 Aug 2019

At 02:03 on Friday 9th August Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team received a request from Yorkshire Ambulance Service to assist with the evacuation of a female who had fallen down a steep banking. Eighteen CVSRT members responded to in the incident in Mytholmroyd.

In Attendance: 18 CVSRT
Yorkshire Ambulance Service
Duration: 57mins

Additional Info

  • Date Friday, 09 August 2019
  • Location Cragg Road, Mytholmroyd
  • Grid Reference SE 00962 25757
  • Latitude 53.728207
  • Longitude -1.9868973
  • Man Hours 17.5
  • Members In Attendance 18

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04 Aug 2019

At 15:39 on Sunday 4 August CVSRT received a request for assistance from Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS), which saw the team reach the milestone of 50 callouts in 2019.

Twenty-four CVSRT members responded to the incident near Oxenhope, however, we were stood down shortly after receiving the request.

In Attendance: 24 CVSRT
Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS)
Duration: 21mins

Additional Info

  • Date Sunday, 04 August 2019
  • Location Oxenhope
  • Grid Reference SE 03403 32393
  • Latitude 53.787849
  • Longitude -1.9498372
  • Man Hours 8.4
  • Members In Attendance 24

1192

03 Aug 2019

At 19:56 on Saturday 3rd August Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team (CVSRT) received a request from Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) to assist with the evacuation of a casualty.

14 CVSRT members deployed in team vehicles or attended directly to the incident at an isolated property down an unmade track off Eastwood Road, Todmorden.

YAS paramedics attempted to reach the property by ambulance, however, the condition of the track meant access on foot was the only option.

Paramedics carried out an assessment of the casualty. A paramedic and the casualty were then transported by CVSRT 4x4 to an ambulance waiting at the nearest roadhead.

A CVSRT vehicle then guided the ambulance along an appropriate route back into the valley for the onward journey to hospital.

In Attendance: 14 CVSRT
Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS)
Duration: 2hrs

Additional Info

  • Date Saturday, 03 August 2019
  • Location Eastwood Road, Todmorden
  • Grid Reference SD 94737 26815
  • Latitude 53.737696
  • Longitude -2.0812654
  • Man Hours 28.9
  • Members In Attendance 14

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02 Aug 2019

At 12:36 on Friday 2nd August Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team (CVSRT) received a request from Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) to assist with the evacuation of a female who had taken a tumble from a rock while out walking.

20 CVSRT members deployed in team vehicles or attended directly to the incident close to StoodleyPike.
YAS Paramedics were first on scene to provide medical care supported by Yorkshire Air Ambulance Paramedics who arrived soon after.

The casualty was given pain relief and her injured leg splinted. She was then transferred a short distance by stretcher to Helimed 99 for onward transport to hospital.

In attendance: 20 CVSRT
Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS)
Yorkshire Air Ambulance
Duration: 2hrs 24mins

Additional Info

  • Date Friday, 02 August 2019
  • Location Stoodley Pike
  • Grid Reference SD 97335 24022
  • Latitude 53.712609
  • Longitude -2.0418584
  • Man Hours 87.9
  • Members In Attendance 24

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