Incident #847

Saturday, 06 December 2014    Swillington, Todmorden.    
On Saturday afternoon the team was paged by West Yorkshire Police asking for our assistance with a female walker who had slipped whilst walking the Pennine Way above Todmorden. The lady- part of a large group of walkers had stumbled whilst descending the path from Stoodley Pike injuring her ankle.…

Incident #846

Tuesday, 02 December 2014    Burley in Wharfedale    
Whilst the team was out on our weekely training exercise we were contacted by the Ambulance Service with regards to an incident they were dealing with. At a farmhouse a crew was dealing with an elderly male unconcious casualty- due to the remote location of the property they were unable…

Incident #845

Thursday, 27 November 2014    Otley    
The team leadership received a message from North Yorkshire Police asking for help with a dog who had gotten away from his owners and then managed to get stuck on a ledge at Otley. The dogs owners concerned for his safety- attempted a rescue but decided due to their safety…

Incident #844

Sunday, 23 November 2014    Cock Hill MTB Track, Cornholme    
At 14:20- Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team were alerted to an incident involving a mountain biker who had fallen from his ride on a muddy stretch of a technical trail in Cockhill Woods near Todmorden- sustaining a dislocated shoulder. Team Leader and Incident Leader- Les Wilson managed to speak…

Incident #843

Saturday, 25 October 2014    Caley Crags, Otley    
Early afternoon- Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team received a request from Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) for assistance with an injured walker who had fallen at Caley Crags- Otley Chevin and sustained a suspected fracture to his right ankle. After acquiring the exact location- the prime group mobilised Calder Mobile…

Incident #842

Sunday, 12 October 2014    Cock Hill MTB Track, Cornholme    
Our assistance was requested by the Yorkshire Ambulance Service to assist in evacuating an injured mountain biker who had landed badly whilst taking part in a downhill race Due to the off road location of the casualty the ambulance service were in need of our 4x4 capability to assist the…

Incident #841

Saturday, 04 October 2014    Woodside, Bradford    
At 22:50 CVSRT received a request from the West Yorkshire Police to search for a missing vulnerable female. A full team callout was issued and team members headed to the scene- whilst enroute the missing lady was located on the edge of our initial search area by a Police Community…

Incident #840

Sunday, 28 September 2014    Mytholmroyd    
Whilst providing safety cover for the English Schools Fell Running Championship- team members throughout the course of the event treated 8 casualties for varying injuries from minor strains and sprains to asthma attacks. All the casualties were initially assessed by team members- and then passed on to the event first…

Incident #839

Saturday, 20 September 2014    Northcliffe, Shipley    
For the second night running the leaders group were paged by the West Yorkshire Police in the early hours. At 01:58 we were asked to assist in the search for a missing vulnerable 15 year old female with learning difficulties. Initial police enquiries had led them to an area around…

Incident #838

Friday, 19 September 2014    Holywell Green    
03:20am and a request was received from West Yorkshire Police to respond- following a report of cries for help in a wooded area. The caller was so convinced she heard them she left her house and went out into the night. A police call handler heard the noise on the…

Incident #837

Monday, 15 September 2014    Oxenhope    
CVSRT recevied a request from Yorkshire Ambulance Service to assist in the search and rescue of a confused walker who had fallen down a hole near Hebden Bridge Rd- Oxenhope. The walker had sat on the top of a banking to have his lunch and as he got up to…

Incident #836

Monday, 15 September 2014    Halifax    
West Yorkshire Police contacted the team to request assistance in the search for a missing person. Two of CVSRT's search managers attended Halifax Police Station to discuss the search and to start to put together a strategy. At their request a couple of lines of enquiry were started resulting in…

Incident #835

Saturday, 13 September 2014    Triangle, Halifax    
CVSRT recieved a call from the Yorkshire Ambulance Service to assist a crew who were responding to a 9 year old who had fallen off a tree swing and into a wasps nest. High in the woods above Triangle Cricket Club the youngster was suffering from anaphylactic shock- a full…

Incident #834

Tuesday, 26 August 2014    Langfield Common, Todmorden.    
3am Tuesday morning and CVSRT were contacted by Inspector Wainwright of Halifax Police Station regarding a missing walker. The walker had been reported missing by his wife when he had failed to return from a late evening walk in the area of Langfield Common. The Team responded- with dog teams…

Incident #833

Wednesday, 13 August 2014    Naze Road, Todmorden    
CVSRT received a request from the Yorkshire Ambulance Service to assist a crew with an injured mountain biker. The injured rider was approx 1\4 km from the nearset road and required carrying to the ambulance. On Arrival at the incident the crew had managed to resolve it themselves so the…

Incident #832

Saturday, 09 August 2014    Rough Hey Wood, Ripponden    
At 22:43 CVSRT received a request from West Yorkshire Police to assist in the search for 2 people missing from a campsite in Triangle- after talking to the police and then the informant it became apparent that at least one of the missing persons had sustained a fall and was…

Incident #831

Saturday, 02 August 2014    Walshaw Dean,Widdop    
CVSRT received a request from West Yorkshire Police and the Yorkshire Ambulance Service to assist in locating and evacuating a walker stuck in mud. Help was also requested from the Fire Service who managed to drive their moorland ArgoCat close to the casualty who was then evacuated back to an…

Incident #830

Sunday, 27 July 2014    Shaw Bridge, Todmorden    
At 17:45- shortly after completing incident #829 CVSRT received a second request from the Yorkshire Ambulance Service for urgent assistance with the evacuation of male with a lower leg injury near Stoodley Pike- Todmorden. 18 team members were deployed to the casualty site and within 25 minutes the team had…

Incident #829

Sunday, 27 July 2014    Otley Chevin, Leeds    
Sunday afternoon and Calder Valley Search & Rescue Team received a request from Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) for urgent assistance with the evacuation of climber who had fallen approx. 10-12 meters sustaining suspected spinal injuries whilst abseiling at a popular beauty spot near Otley Chevin. Working alongside West Yorkshire Police-…

Incident #828

Sunday, 27 July 2014    Croagh Patrick, County Mayo, Ireland    
Whilst covering the Reek Pilgrimage on Ireland's Holy mountain along with our twin team Dublin Wicklow MRT- CVSRT probationary members dealt with a male in his 50s suffering as suspected heart attack. The incident occurred on one the steepest parts of the mountain at an altitude of approx 700m. Team…

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