Incident #883

Wednesday, 22 July 2015    Bronte Falls    
At 10:36 this morning- Calder Valley Search & Rescue Team were alerted by Yorkshire Ambulance Service- to an incident at the Brontë Waterfalls near Stanbury- involving an injured female who had sustained a fractured ankle and was suffering from water emersion and mild hypothermia. Within 4 minutes- 15 Team members…

Incident #882

Sunday, 12 July 2015    Stake Lane, Mytholmroyd    
CVSRT were alerted by the Ambulance Service to a 7yr old child who had fallen off a hay bale approx 1.5miles up Stake Lane- sustaining a suspected spinal injury. 20 team members headed to the scene and using our three 4x4's were able to drive close to the casualties location.…

Incident #881

Sunday, 05 July 2015    St Ives, Bingley    
CVSRT received a request from the Yorkshire Ambulance Service to assist with extricating a 12yr old child trapped by a rock. A full team callout was initiated and all CVSRT Vehicles headed to the incident- first on scene was a local team member who met up with the Ambulance Service…

Incident #880

Wednesday, 01 July 2015    Lumb Falls, Hebden Bridge    
At 18:45- CVSRT were alerted to an incident at Lumb Falls near Pecket Well- where a man had sustained a head injury following a fall from a tree. 13 team members were deployed to provide Casualty Care and also evacuate the man to the ambulance for further treatment. Members returned…

Incident #879

Sunday, 28 June 2015    Norwood Forest    
Calder Valley Search & Rescue Team and Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association (UWFRA) were called out today to assist with an injured mountain biker in Norwood Forest near Otley. The casualty was transferred to the Yorkshire Air Ambulance for his onward journey to hospital. http://www.uwfra.org.uk/content/mountain-biker-broken-collar-bone?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=facebook
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Incident #878

Saturday, 27 June 2015    Widdop Reservoir    
This morning- Calder Valley Search & Rescue Team were alerted to an incident involving a mountain biker who had fallen from his ride near Upper Gorple Reservoir- dislocating his shoulder. Calder Mobile 1 & 3 with 7 members were deployed to assist Yorkshire Ambulance Service and Yorkshire Air Ambulance. Due…

Incident #877

Sunday, 21 June 2015    Elland    
Today was the annual Overgate Hospice Summer Mountain Bike Challenge. Three Team members and two trainees were in attendance providing safety cover for the event. Most of the day passed without incident; however two riders did need our medical assistance. The first sustained a suspected fractured collar bone- the casualty…

Incident #876

Saturday, 20 June 2015    Hebden Bridge    
Whilst returning to base from Incident #875- team members were alerted to a second incident in Hebden Bridge. Initial reports were that a person had fallen into the river and had not resurfaced. Fifteen team members were deployed including our specially trained swiftwater rescue technicians. Once on-scene it was confirmed…

Incident #875

Saturday, 20 June 2015    Bramham Park, Leeds    
At 12:55- CVSRT were alerted to an incident in Bramham Park near Wetherby- where a lady had fallen from her horse and required urgent assistance. Calder Mobiles 1- 2- 3 and 4 were mobilised with some team members also going direct. The first members on-scene quickly established the casualty would…

Incident #874

Thursday, 11 June 2015    Apperley Bridge, Bradford    
CVSRT’s assistance was requested mid morning by a Yorkshire Ambulance crew whose patient was in a difficult location. A female cyclist out on a ride with her family had taken a fall from a canal towpath- approx. half a mile from the nearest access point- ending up at the bottom…

Incident #873

Monday, 08 June 2015    Ogden Water, Halifax    
At 08:00 in the morning CVSRT were jointly contacted by West Yorkshire Police and the Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) to assist in the search and recovery of a distressed person on the moors above Ogden Water. The casualty had slipped down a clough coming to rest in the stream below-…

Incident #872

Sunday, 07 June 2015    Blackstone Edge    
Calder Valley Search & Rescue Team were alerted by Greater Manchester Police (Rochdale North)- to an incident involving a climber who had become cragfast at Blackstone Edge. Within 9 minutes- Calder Mobile 1- 2 and 3 were en route- shortly followed by CM4. Due to the remote location of the…

Incident #871

Monday, 04 May 2015    Coiners Fell Race, Mytholmroyd.    
Whilst providing cover on the Coiners Fell Race- Team members were asked to assist a runner who was experiencing breathing difficulties. The patient was cared for by one of the teams Cas Carers who administered oxygen and monitored the young ladies condition until she improved sufficiently for father to take…

Incident #870

Sunday, 26 April 2015    Elland Bridge, Elland    
CVSRT recieved a call from West Yorkshire Police requesting attendance at Elland Bridge to assist with a casualty who was sat on the bridge threatening to jump. Calder Mobiles 1-2 and 3 being still crewed from the Stoodley Pike Aim Higher Challenge immediately redirected to provide rescue cover. CVSRT provided…

Incident #869

Saturday, 25 April 2015    Cock Hill MTB Centre, Cornholme.    
On Saturday (25th April)- CVSRT were called out by Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) to assist with the treatment and urgent evacuation of an injured mountain biker who had been knocked unconscious after colliding head first with a tree. The incident occurred on the downhill section at the MTB course near…

Incident #868

Thursday, 23 April 2015    Ovenden, Halifax.    
Just after midnight last night (22nd April)- CVSRT were alerted to an incident in Ovenden- Halifax by Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) who required urgent assistance with a casualty. Initial reports were that a 24yr old female had taken a tumble down a steep banking and was ‘stuck on a crag’.…

Incident #867

Thursday, 16 April 2015    Ilkley Moor    
Two persons out walking on the Millenium Way had gotten themselves lost- they phoned the Police requesting Mountain Rescue who in turn contacted the CVSRT Leaders. Immediately after recieving the call one of our Assistant Leaders rang the caller with a view to making sure they were ok and giving…

Incident #866

Thursday, 16 April 2015    Copley Woods    
The CVSRT Prime Group were contacted by the West Yorkshire Police asking for assistance with an ongoing missing person inquire in the woods at Copley. A conversation between the CVSRT Team Leader and the Sgt in charge provided the Police with local area knowledge and ongoing phone work led to…

Incident #865

Saturday, 04 April 2015    Pecket Well, Hebden Bridge    
On Saturday the Yorkshire Ambulance Service were alerted to a walker on the moor above Hebden Bridge who had slipped and injured his knee. First on scene was the Yorkshire Air Ambulance followed shortly by Calder Mobiles 1- 2 and 3- all were able to drive right up to the…

Incident #864

Tuesday, 31 March 2015    Chellow Dean    
The team was tasked by West Yorkshire Police to assist in the search for a vulnerable person missing from home. Thankfully the lady was found by the Police whilst team members were on route to the rendevous point.

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