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Incident summary for nightshift 29 August 2017

30th August 2017


Bondgate, Ripon - Time of call 17:00

Firecrews attended an alarm activation at sheltered housing – the alarm having activated due to cooking fumes.

Avenue Terrace, York - Time of call 18:29

Acomb fire appliance responded to a 999 caller from the driver of a transit van which had caught fire. A hosereel jet was used to extinguish a fire in the engine compartment caused by an electrical fault.

Stockwell Road, Knaresborough - Time of call 19:08

Knaresborough firecrew  attended an alarm activation at sheltered housing – the alarm having activated due to cooking fumes.

Bellfarm Avenue area of York - Time of call 19:23

York and Acomb firecrews investigated a report of black smoke sighted in the area. After a thorough search – no sign of any ongoing fire found.

Boroughbridge Road, York  - Time of call 19:43

Acomb fire appliance responded to reports of a smoking Fiat 500 which was found to be due to the engine overheating only.

Exelby Services A19 Northbound, Ingleby Arncliffe  Time of call 20:01

Northallerton firecrews responded to reports of a Landrover with smoking and racing engine in the lorry park. On their attendance – crews dealt with a smoking engine due to oil on the engine manifold.

On the beach, near West Pier, Whitby  - Time of call 20:18

A crew from Whitby extinguished a small campfire left on the beach – put out using a bucket and spade and sand.


Long Close Lane, York  - Time of call 00:26

York firecrew responded to a fire alarm activation in an empty premises – external inspection carried out as access not possible. Believed system fault.

White Rose Avenue, New Earswick  Time of call 01:05

Huntington firecrew investigated a smell of burning in the locality which was traced to an unattended still burning garden incinerator which was extinguished by buckets of water.

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