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Incident Summary for Nightshift 27 September 2017

27th September 2017

Incident Summary for North Yorkshire Fire for Nightshift 27th September 2017

Flaxley Road, Selby Time of call 18:26

Selby fire crew responded to reports of a fire in a garden, however this was controlled burning under supervision.

Moor Lane, Great Ouseburn Time of call 18:26

Fire crews from Boroughbridge and Knaresborough attended an agricultural building used to store hay, hay inside was on fire. Cause is believed to be spontaneous combustion. Crews extinguished fire using two hose reels, pitchforks and the farmer’s machinery

Cycle path near to Windsor Garth, York Time of call 19:16

Acomb crews responded to reports of a small fire on the cycle path. A small rubbish fire was confirmed and it was extinguished using a wildfire backpack.

Crescent Avenue, Whitby -Time of call 19:18

Whitby fire crews assisted the RSPCA in rescuing a pigeon that had gotten wedged between two buildings four stories high. Crews used a reach pole and Pigeon was rescued safe and sound

Wagtail Crescent Whitby Time of call 19:26

Whitby fire crews responded to reports of a garden fire, this was controlled burning and was under good supervision.

Station Road, Tadcaster - Time of call 19:29

Tadcaster fire crews attended a domestic property with a burst water pipe that was affecting the electrics. Crew isolated water supply.

Seen near to Carr Head Lane, Cowling. - Time of call 19:35

Skipton fire crew investigated reports of a fire seen in the open. This was controlled burning and was being supervised.

Strawberry Dale, Harrogate. - Time of call 22:02

Harrogate firecrew responded to a believed fire alarm activation – which was due to occupant smelling joss sticks in premises and mistaking this for burning.

Fountains Hall, Fountains. - Time of call 23:44

Harrogate firecrew responded to a electrical fault causing a potential fire risk. False alarm due to a dimmer switch left on.


North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service also attended several Automatic Fire alarm activations across the county. All were false alarms, mostly due to cooking fumes.

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