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Incidetnt summary - day shift - Tuesday 4th September

3rd September 2018

In order to ensure that people are not identifiable from our incident round-up, we will no longer be providing street names, for smaller towns and villages, where incidents have occurred.

Eastfield Crescent, York - Time of call 08:30

York and Acomb fire crews responded to a skip fire. Cause of fire was accidental. Crews used one hose reel to extinguish.

Brayton, Selby - Time of call 09:08

Selby fire crews attended an automatic fire alarm sounding. This was a false alarm.

Low Road, Throxenby, Scarborough - Time of call 10:18

Fire crews from Scarborough attended a fire involving 10sqm of undergrowth and grass on fire in a wooded area. Cause of fire is believed to be a camp fire left unattended, one hose reel used.

The Stonebow York - Time of call 10:43

York fire crews attended a smoke alarm activation at a commercial premises which was a false alarm.

Church Fenton, Selby - Time of call 11:52

Selby fire crews attended a car on fire in the middle of a field. The car was destroyed by fire and the cause is believed to be deliberate. One hose reel jet used.

Dundas Street, York - Time of call 12:55

York fire crews attended a fire alarm activation at a residential property. This was a false alarm.

Bishopdyke Road, Sherburn in Elmet - Time of call 14:09

Fire crews from Selby extinguished a fire in a skip. The cause was unknown. Crews used one hose reel.

Selby - Time of call 15:16

Selby fire crews responded to reports of a garden shed on fire in a domestic garden. On arrival crews asked for support from Humberside appliance due to the fire spreading to a tree and fencing. The shed and contents were completely destroyed. Crews used breathing apparatus and hose reels to extinguish.

Catterton, Tadcaster - Time of call 15:35

Tadcaster fire crews attended a small fire in a field. The cause of fire is unknown. Farmers plough used to turn the soil and crews used a hose reel to extinguish. A wasp nest was disturbed during this incident and a Firefighter was stung several times by wasps. He is fine.

Chapel Hill, Skipton - Time of call 16:33

Skipton fire crews responded to reports of a fire in the woodland. The cause of fire is believed to be a bonfire. Crews extinguished fire using water knapsacks.


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