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Incident Summary Night Shift 1st July

2nd July 2017

Incident Summary for Nightshift 1st July 2017

1st July

Time: 18:59

Location: Derwent Way, York

York firecrew responded to a fire alarm activation to a sustainable centre building.  Cause - dust from biomass.

Time: 19:40

Location: Springfield Avenue, Harrogate

Harrogate firecrew responded to a fire alarm activation in a hotel. Cause – toaster in staff quarters.

Time: 19:43

Location: Blake Street, York

York firecrew responded to a fire alarm activation within an historical building.  Cause – system fault in roof void area.

Time: 20:01

Location: Memorial Cottages, Goathland.

Goathland and Whitby firecrews responded to a chimney fire in a cottage caused by an accumulation of soot. Fire extinguished by a hearth kit. Thermal imaging camera also used to check loft space.

Time: 21:55

Location: George Hudson Street, York

York firecrew responded to a flooding cellar in a commercial premises due to a broken pipe. No action by fire brigade – advice only given.

Time: 22:11

Location: Swinton.

Masham, Bedale, Leyburn & Ripon firecrews responded to a wooden lodge on fire in the grounds of a hotel. Fire believed to have started in the roof due to radiated heat from a chimney. Two hosereels, small tools and ladder used to extinguish fire.

 Time: 23:04

Location: Church Street, Whitby.

Whitby and Lythe crews responded to a request from a gas engineer to force entry into a restaurant which was showing high concentration levels of gas. Door breaker used and incident left with gas engineer.

 2nd July

Time: 01:16

Location: Grape Lane, Whitby.

Lythe firecrew responded to a fire alarm activation in a hospital.  Cause – power cut.

Time: 01:39

Location: A171, Whitby.

Whitby firecrew responded to a car fire to a Renault Megane causing extensive fire damage after it is believed, it was set alight deliberately. Hosereel used to extinguish fire.

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