Scarborough coastguard help paramedics rescue injured person from woods near Scalby Mills

Scarborough and Burniston Coastguard were called out to help paramedics with a casualty in dense woodland this weekend.

By Corinne Macdonald
Monday, 21st June 2021, 10:17 am

On the afternoon of Sunday June 20, along with Ravenscar Coastguard Rescue Team, the crews were tasked with assisting the Yorkshire Ambulance Service with the casualty who was stuck in an area of woodland close to Scalby Mills.

A spokesperson fro Scarborough and Burniston Coastguard said: "On arrival to scene, paramedics were already with the casualty and administering care.

"We packaged the casualty in our stretcher and extracted them through the dense woodland to the waiting ambulance.

Sign up to our daily The Scarborough News Today newsletter

Stock image.

"Remember, if you see anyone in danger on or near the coast, please dial 999 and ask for Coastguard."