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Incident summary night shift 29th February

1st March 2016

Fouldshaw Lane, Thornthwaite  Time of call 18:03
Fire crews from Summerbridge, Grassington, Harrogate and Lofthouse attended reports of a large fire involving moorland. Fire was actually some controlled burning under supervision by Game keepers however it had grown in size and Game Keepers were advised to extinguish fire using peat.

North Moor Road Easingwold Time of call 18:25
Fire crews from Easingwold attended a large amount of hay bales on fire caused by a supervised bonfire that had grown out of control. Fire was extinguished using one hose reel jet and pitchforks.

Fire in woodland – Near Catterick Road, Colburn Time of call 20:07
Fire crews from Colburn attended reports of a fire in grassland, this was waste paper that had been ignited deliberately. Fire was put out with one hose reel.

 House fire – North Road, Ripon Time of call 20:18
Fire crews from Ripon attended reports of smoke coming from a bungalow. On arrival a pile of logs too close to a wood burning stove were smouldering. The fire was put out with one hose reel. Luckily only minor damage occurred.

 Shed fire – Selby Allotments Time of call 22:23
Fire crews from Selby attended reports of a fire  sighted near allotments, on arrival the incident involved two large sheds, both 10 metres by 10 metres in size! Crews extinguished fire using two main jets.

 Aldwark Manor, Aldwalk Time of call 00:06
Fire crews from Borougbridge, Easingwold and Acomb attended reports of a washing machine fire in the basement. The fire was confined to the washing machine and the basement was smoke logged.


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