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Incident summary Nightshift 8 July 2018

8th July 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.

We also attended a number of fire alarm activations which turned out to be false alarms.

  Hurgill Road, Harrogate

Time of call:17:52

A crew from Richmond were called to a report of a fire in the open. Crews searched the area and were unable to locate any fire.

 Grape Lane, Whitby

Time of call: 17:58

Crews from Whitby, Lythe and Scarborough were called to a report of smoke issuing from a 2nd floor flat window. The fire was out on our arrival.

 Northstead Manor Gardens, Scarborough

Time of call : 18:34

A crew from Scarborough were called to a report of a fire in the open. This fire was out on our arrival. The fire was believed to have been caused by youths.


Time of call: 19:03

A crew from Summerbridge were called to a report of a fire in the open. This was a small area of grassland with smoke emitting believed to be caused by youths. The crew used a knapsack sprayer to extinguish this.

 Parliament Street, Harrogate

Time of call: 19:35

A crew from Harrogate were called to a report of a car that was filled with smoke. This was a fire caused by an electrical fault causing slight damage to the cars wiring and some fire damage to the contents within the car. Crews used breathing apparatus and extinguished the fire with a hose reel jet.

 Church Lane, Pannal

Time of call: 20:02

A crew from Harrogate were called to a report of a fire to a woodland area. This was a small amount of undergrowth caused by a bonfire that had become out of control. A hose reel jet and backpack sprayer were used.

 Colburn Lane, Colburn

Time of call: 20:40

Crews from Richmond and Colburn were called to a report of a  muck heap on fire. This measured approximately 10m x 10m. Crews used 1 hose reel jet a 45 m jet and a light portable pump to extinguish.

 St Thomas Street, Scarborough

Time of call: 20:45

Crews from Scarborough and Filey were called to a report of a brick shed on fire in the garden of a residential property. The fire was to the contents of the shed only. A hose reel jet was used to extinguish this.

 Viking Road, York

Time of call: 21:42

A crew from Acomb were called to a report of a fire in a park. This fire was out on our arrival and no assistance was needed.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

 Church Street, Settle

Time of 23:03

A crew from Settle were called to a fire in the open. This was a fire  to a petrol container,  that was believed to have been caused deliberately. Crews used a hose reel jet to extinguish.

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