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Incident Summary Night Shift 11th February 2016

12th February 2016

Round up of incidents for – Night Shift Thursday 11th Feb

18.47   Ousegate, Selby

 Fire crews from Selby were called to a large amount of smoke issuing across the public highway. Crews discovered the source of the smoke, which was a commercial chimney issuing smoke. Crews were able to give advice to the occupants of premises. No further action required.   

19.00  A64, Staxton

 Fire crews from Sherburn and Scarborough attended a road traffic collision at Staxton. Upon crews arrival it was confirmed no persons were trapped however one vehicle had left the highway. Fire crews made both the vehicle and scene safe. Incident then left in hands of police.

19.15 B1257 just outside Stokesley

 A fire crew from Stokesley attended a chimney fire at a domestic premises on the outskirts of Stokesley. The fire was out on arrival and the crew carried out a full inspection of the property to ensure the fire was fully extinguished and safe for the occupant.

19.30  Ouse Bank Selby

 Fire crews from Selby attended reports of a fire in a wooded area near Ouse Bank. When the crews investigated the reports they discovered some controlled burning taking place. The burning was being carried out under supervision. Advice was given but no further action was required by the Fire Service.

21.36  Whitley Bridge Truck Stop, Whitley Bridge, Nr Selby

Fire crew from Selby and an officer attended an incident involving a lorry cab fire which was parked up at the at the truck stop. The driver of the truck had suffered slight burns and was treated by paramedics following the use of a defective calor gas cylinder used for cooking. Crews ensured the scene was safe and that the fire was fully extinguished.

23.12  University of York,  Heslington, York

Fire crews from York attended an automatic fire alarm which was sounding at the University campus. Fire crews were able to investigate the cause of the alarm and discovered it had been triggered by cooking fumes. Advice was given and crews ensured the site was safe.

 00.25  Dundas Gardens, Whitby

Fire crews from Whitby were called to an automatic fire alarm sounding along with reports of smoke at a domestic property. When crews arrived, they were able to investigate and discovered the alarm had been triggered by a member of public sighting of steam from a domestic boiler. No further action was required from the crew.  








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