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Incident Summary - Thursday 18th May

18th May 2017

Airy Hill, Filey

Time of call 17:52

Filey crews responded to a small fire in a garden. Fire was in an oil drum and crews extinguished the fire using two buckets of water.


Oriel Crescent, Scarborough

Time of call 18:52

Fire crew from Scarborough responded to reports of a small fire near the the cricket ground. This was a false alarm, a BBQ was mistaken for a fire.


Ascot Way, York

Time of call 18:56

Fire crews from Acomb responded to reports of a smoke alarm sounding at a residential property. This was caused by cooking fumes. No fire.


Grantley Drive, Harrogate

Time of call 19:32

Fire crews from Harrogate responded to a smoke inside a commercial property. This was caused by a small fire that was started by children outside the shop underneath the extractor fan. No fire inside shop. Fire crews extinguished fire using a bucket of water.


Woods near Short Lee Lane, Skipton

Time of call 20:30

Fire crews from Skipton responded to reports of a fire sighted in the woods. However a full investigation was carried out by the crew and no fire was located.


Selby Canal, Brayton, Selby

Time of call 21:16

Fire crew from Selby attended to a male who had driven into the canal. Male was pulled to safety by Police at the scene. Fire crews used their Tactical water rescue team to secure the vehicle to the side of the bank until recovery arrived.


The Adelphi, Cold Bath Road, Harrogate

Time of call 23:08

Fire crew from Harrogate responded to a domestic smoke alarm sounding in a flat. This was caused by cooking fumes.



Whitby Road, Pickering

Time of call 05:04

Fire crews from Pickering responded to an automatic fire alarm in a residential property. This was a false alarm caused by a fault on the system.

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