1202

Tuesday, 17 September 2019

#CALLOUT - At 20:31 on Tuesday 17th September we received a request from West Yorkshire Police to assist in the search of a missing male in the Horsforth area.

22 team members and 2 Search Dog teams completed searches of strategic areas agreed with the incident leaders.

During secondary searches further intelligence was received and the team was stood down.

#1202 Search In Horsforth
Date: Tuesday 17th September
In Attendance: 22 CVSRT
2 Search Dog teams

Additional Info

  • Date Tuesday, 17 September 2019
  • Location Horsforth
  • Grid Reference SE 25050 38133
  • Latitude 53.503783
  • Longitude 1.375182
  • Man Hours 176
  • Members In Attendance 22
Published in Incidents

1201

Sunday, 15 September 2019

At 13:30 on Sunday 15th September Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team received a request from Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) to assist with the evacuation of a female who had sustained a lower leg injury whilst out walking.

18 CVSRT members were available to respond and deployed in team vehicles or attended directly to the incident on the Harewood Estate.

The casualty’s injuries were assessed by CVSRT members who were first on scene. Once the casualty had received pain relief and had her leg splinted, she was packaged and stretchered a short distance to an awaiting ambulance.

Thanks to security staff at Harewood Estate for assisting CVSRT and YAS with access.

In attendance: 18 CVSRT
Yorkshire Ambulance Service
Duration: 3hrs 30mins

Additional Info

  • Date Sunday, 15 September 2019
  • Location Burden Head Farm, Eccup
  • Grid Reference SE 29981 43403
  • Latitude 53.885953
  • Longitude -1.5453601
  • Man Hours 66.7
  • Members In Attendance 18
Published in Incidents

1200

Sunday, 08 September 2019

At 09:47 on Sunday 8th September Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team received a request from West Yorkshire Police to assist with the search for a high risk missing person near Stainland.

In Attendance: 26 CVSRT
West Yorkshire Police
Duration: 7hrs 3mins

Additional Info

  • Date Sunday, 08 September 2019
  • Location Stainland
  • Grid Reference SE 08894 20284
  • Latitude 53.678942
  • Longitude -1.8668282
  • Man Hours 183.3
  • Members In Attendance 26
Published in Incidents

1199

Monday, 26 August 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
Published in Incidents

1198

Monday, 26 August 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
Published in Incidents

1197

Saturday, 24 August 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
Published in Incidents

1196

Thursday, 15 August 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
Published in Incidents

1194

Friday, 09 August 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
Published in Incidents

1193

Sunday, 04 August 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
Published in Incidents

1192

Saturday, 03 August 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
Published in Incidents
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