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Incidents 2018

Keep returning to this page for detail on our incidents through 2018

Rescue – 13th January 11:16 – Ravenscar – 04/2018

Along with HMCG teams from Ravenscar, Burniston and Scarborough we were called by Yorkshire Ambulance Service to a 28 year old female who had sustained a lower leg injury abut 100m from the bottom of the cliff path running to the rocks below the Raven Hall Hotel.  After initial treatment on scene a request was made to the MCA helicopter from Humberside to winch to a waiting ambulance in the hotel grounds to save a long and uncomfortable stretcher evacuation for the casualty (and team members).  Yorkshire Air Ambulance also in attendance which provided medical assistance.

Standby – 9th January 22:23 – Boroughbridge – 03/2018

Along with Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association and Swaledale Mountain Rescue Team we were alerted by North Yorkshire Police to a gentleman reported missing from a road traffic collision in the area of Boroughbridge (on the border of the three teams).  Team were to be deployed if the police search was unsuccessful.

Search – 7th January 18:30 – Robin Hoods Bay – 02/2018

Alerted to a 27 year old cyclist overdue from a ride along the old railway line from Robin Hoods Bay to Scarborough.  As the team were mobilising we were contacted by the reporting person to say they had contacted the cyclist and all was well.  Team stood down.

Rescue – 1st January 12:10 – Scarborough – 01/2018

While providing first aid cover to the  Scarborough Lions Charity New Years Day Dip we were alerted by a member of the public to an unconscious male in a nearby building,
Several team members attended and found a 65 year old male laying prone on the floor who had just regained consciousness.
After several minutes the casualty had recovered sufficiently and after being checked over by one of our medial practicioners was discharged to home via one of his relatives.