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…

Incident #827

Tuesday, 22 July 2014    Boothtown, Halifax    
CVSRT's assistance was requested by the West Yorkshire Police to help in the search for a vulnerable missing male who was last seen the previous evening. Team members searched several areas over the course of the afternoon- the missing man was eventually located at Shibden Park Visitor Centre on the…

Incident #826

Sunday, 20 July 2014    Earl Crag, Cowling, Keighley    
At 11:45hrs on Sunday- Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) requested the team assist with the evacuation of an injured male who had fallen- whilst climbing- at Earl Crag above Cowling- Keighley. The 54 year old male was bouldering on the crag and had landed awkwardly resulting in an open fracture to…

Incident #825

Friday, 18 July 2014    Gledow How Valley, Leeds    
Request from the West Yorkshire Police to assist in the search for a vulnerable misper from the Gledhow area of Leeds. The team searched various areas of woodland and parkland- unfortunately the missing person was not located and enquiries are still ongoing.
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Incident #824

Thursday, 10 July 2014    Gog Hill, Elland    
At 20:10 Calder Valley Search & Rescue Team received a request from Yorkshire Ambulance Service for urgent assistance in evacuating a 14yr old male who had fallen approximately 8 metres from a roof- sustaining possible back- head and arm injuries. His friends raised the alarm and the casualty was located…

Incident #823

Sunday, 06 July 2014    Peckett Well, Hebden Bridge.    
Whilst providing safety cover for Stage 2 of the Tour de France- CVSRT were tasked assist the Yorkshire Ambulance Service in dealing with a mountain biker who had fallen off his bike. The rider had impacted a wall at close to 40mph sustaining head and back injuries and a temporary…

Incident #822

Sunday, 06 July 2014    Cragg Vale, Mytholmroyd    
Whilst on Tour de France cover. Our attention was drawn to a casualty with a leg injury. Upon examination by a team medic the patient was found to have pulled a hamstring. Treated with a cool pack the casualty was then happy to remain at his location to watch the…

Incident #821

Sunday, 06 July 2014    Cragg Vale, Mytholmroyd    
Whilst returning from Incident #819 members of CVSRT and Dublin Wicklow MRT were flagged down by a member of the public and alerted to an incident that was unfolding. A lady watching the Tour de France had slipped backward from the wall she was standing on and fallen approx 20ft…

Incident #820

Sunday, 06 July 2014    Cragg Vale, Mythomroyd    
During stage 2 of the Tour de France- CVSRT provided safety cover along the route. Due to the size of the event and limited resource available we invited Rossendale & Pendle MRT and Dublin Wicklow MRT along to assist for the day. CVSRT Mobile 3 and a Dublin Wicklow Landrover…

Incident #819

Saturday, 05 July 2014    Skipton    
Whilst providing safety cover for Stage 1 of the Tour de France- CVSRT were alerted to an incident close by. A lady watching the race had fallen through the roof of a building and with CVSRT being the closest medical resource we were asked to attend along with the Yorkshire…

Incident #818

Tuesday, 01 July 2014    Hardcastle Crags, Hebden Bridge    
Whilst taking a mid afternoon walk along the riverbank at Hardcastle Crags a 45yr old lady slipped and tumbled down the bank sustaining a head injury in the process. The attending ambulance crew realised they would be able to treat the lady but wouldn't be able to get her back…

Incident #817

Sunday, 08 June 2014    Shipley Glen    
Yorkshire Ambulance Service requested the assistance of the team in relation to a walker who had fallen sustaining a serious leg injury. Whilst CVSRT were mobilising the Ambulance Services own Hazardous Area Rescue Team becoame free and where able to deal with the casualty. CVSRT then stood down and returned…

Incident #816

Friday, 06 June 2014    Mankinholes, Todmorden    
Mid afternoon and the Teams assistance was requested by the Yorkshire Ambulance Service to help treat and evacuate a Mountain biker who had fallen whilst decending the bridal way below Stoodley Pike. Team members quickly arrived on scene to meet the Paramedic responder- working together the causalty was treated for…

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