Mountain Rescue Team respond to lady and her dog ‘stuck’ in ravine below Falling Foss waterfall, Whitby

Scarborough and Ryedale Mountain Rescue Team have rescued a lady and her dog that were reported 'stuck' in the ravine below Falling Foss waterfall.

Thursday, 7th November 2019, 12:11 pm
Updated Thursday, 7th November 2019, 12:47 pm
Image: Scarborough and Ryedale Mountain Rescue Team

The team were contacted by North Yorkshire Police yesterday afternoon (Wednesday November 6) at 3.35pm to the incident near Whitby.

The lady's partner guided volunteers to the site where it was determined that the dog had taken a vertical tumble into the valley bottom. The lady had remained at the top of the drop reassuring the dog.

A spokesperson from Scarborough and Ryedale Mountain Rescue Team said: "We escorted the lady to safe ground and a team member lowered himself to the dog.

Image: Scarborough and Ryedale Mountain Rescue Team

"Once we determined the dog was uninjured we walked it down the stream bed to easier ground and ultimately reunited it with relieved owners.

"Saving lives in wild and remote places."

Image: Scarborough and Ryedale Mountain Rescue Team