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Incident Summary. Day shift Monday 22nd August

22nd August 2016

Whitby Road, Pickering

Fire crews from Pickering responded to an automatic fire alarm which turned out to be a fire in the laundry room. Fire was out on arrival and is thought to have been caused by dust inside dryer that ignited.

The Village, Strensall, Huntington

Fire crews from Huntington used the Aerial Ladder Platform to rectify an unsafe chimney stack. Chimney stack was made safe but will be taken down by builder shortly.

Near to White Scar Caves, Bentham

Fire crews from Bentham assisted a motorist that was blocked in by flood water. The male was assisted to safety. His car will be recovered by a recovery company.

Tanton Dykes Track, Stokesley

Fire crews from Coulby Newham and Stokesley attended a wood chipper on fire. Wood chipper was out in the open and fire was caused by a faulty starter motor. Crews extinguished fire using one hose reel jet and two breathing apparatus

 A19 Barlby

Fire crews from Selby responded to reports of a heavy goods vehicle on fire in a layby. On arrival crew confirmed that there was no fire, an overheated bearing had generated steam which was mistaken for fire. The crew cooled down the bearing using one hose reel

 Leeming Lane, Catterick Village

Fire crew from Richmond attended to a compressed oxygen gas cylinder that was leaking at an industrial premises. Crews managed to stop the leak using a specialist key.


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