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This section gives information on the calls and incidents that the Service has attended, along with our Performance Indicators. 

Our incidents fall into the following groups; fire, special service, false alarms


Primary Fire - includes all fires in buildings, vehicles and most outdoor structures or any fire involving casualties, rescues or fires attended by five or more fire engine.

Secondary fires- these are smaller fires, like grass, bin or rubbish fires

Special Service

These are non-fire incidents and include: Local emergencies e.g. road traffic incidents, rescue of persons, 'making safe' etc.; domestic incidents e.g persons locked in or out etc.

False Alarms

Malicious False Alarms - this is when people deliberately call about false or fictitious incidents

Good Intent False Alarms - calls made in good faith in the belief that there is an incident.

False Alarm due to Apparatus - when an automated fire alarm (AFA) goes off (in non-domestic premises), but there is no actual fire

Breaking news Rss
  • Mon 20 Oct
    Road Traffic Collision - Coneysthorpe
  • Tue 14 Oct
    House fire in York, three persons taken to hospital
  • Mon 13 Oct
    Trapped female released from car after RTC on A171 near Whitby
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