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Date: Sun 24 May 2020

Team members involved: 11

Falconer Woods Sheffield

Incident 23 - Sunday 24th May 2020, 18:09hrs The team were called by Yorkshire Ambulance Service to assist at an incident near Treeton, South East Sheffield. A young adventurer on a family walk had unfortunately come a cropper with a fall from a rope swing. Due to the location in the middle of woodland the teams specialist rescue stretcher with wheel was deployed to get the intrepid but battered and bruised explorer back to the roadhead for an onward trip to hospital.


Date: Fri 22 May 2020

Team members involved: 1

Totley Moss

Incident 22 - Friday 22nd May 2020, 1245hrs The team was contacted by South Yorkshire Police with regards to a missing vulnerable person. As our duty team leader was in discussions with the police with regards to our deployment the missing person turned up safe and well. A good reult for all concerned.


Date: Mon 18 May 2020

Team members involved: 17

Stoney West

Incident 21 - Monday 18th May 2020, 1845hrs The team were called by East Midlands Ambulance Service to attend Stoney Middleton where a climber had taken a long fall. Despite the efforts of his friends, mountain rescue team personnel and ambulance service members attending, the casualty could not be saved due to the severity of their injuries. The casualty was recovered back to the roadside. Our thoughts are with the casualties family and friends at this tragic time.


Date: Wed 06 May 2020

Team members involved: 7

Birley Moor Golf Club

Incident 20 - Wednesday 6th May 2020, 19:29 hrs The team were contacted by Yorkshire Ambulance Service to assist in the extrication of an injured mountain bike rider near Birley Moor in Sheffield. As local team members arrived on scene it became apparent that the incident was almost next door to South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Services Birley Lane fire station, and the duty crew had turned out to assist. No further MR assistance was required so we stood down.


Date: Sat 11 Apr 2020

Team members involved: 16

Bowman drive

Incident 19 - Saturday 11th April 2020 16:24hrs Just as we had all put the vehicles back in to their home locations, we received another call for an ambulance assist to Yorkshire Ambulance Service in Sheffield to assist with a casualty who had fallen from their bike off the road and needed a distance to be transported back to the ambulance. The ambulance crew had stabilised the casualties leg so all we had to do was load them on to the mountain rescue stretcher for a quick ride back to the roadhead. Again, Covid-19 protocols were followed by team members.


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