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Incident Summary – Night Saturday 15th April

15th April 2017

Moor Fire – Fylingdales Moor/Jugger Howe Moor

 

Time of call: 17:30

 

Moor fire which measured approximately 30 acres on fire. 10 crews from the east of the county attended and tackled the fire until darkness using various equipment including hose reels and wild fire beaters. The incident is open for revisit today by crews.

 

 

 

False Alarm – Lang Kirk Close, Keighley

 

Time of call: 18:12

 

A crew from Skipton responded to reports of a smoke alarm sounding in a residential property. This was a false alarm due to a fault on the alarm system.

 

 

Farm Fire – Pale Lane, Gateforth, Selby

 

Time of call: 19:15

 

Four fire appliances from Selby and Tadcaster attended a fire on a farm consisting of waste straw which spread to a farm vehicle and trailer. Crews managed to protect surrounding barns and extinguish the fire using hose reel jets, two main jets, breathing apparatus and lighting.

 

 

False Alarm – West Lane, Skipton

 

Time of call: 20:37

 

Crews from Skipton responded to reports of a fire in a garden. On arrival crews discovered it was controlled burning by the occupier and fire service was not needed.

 

 

Fire to decking of property – Sandgate, Whitby

 

Time of call: 20:59

 

Crews from Stokesley & Filey who were in the Whitby area covering due to earlier moor fire attended reports of decking on fire following a barbeque that had been left unattended. The fire was out on arrival of crews. Crews removed some decking to expose any hot spots and damped down using a hose reel.

 

Vehicle Fire – Mill Close, Selby

 

Time of call: 23:17

 

Car fire which caused 50% damage to vehicle. Crews extinguished using two hose reels and breathing apparatus. The cause of the fire is believed to be an electrical fault.

 

Fire in commercial property – Havers Hill, Scarborough

 

Time of call: 02:37

 

Crews from Scarborough & Filey attended a fire in a commercial fryer. Fire was out on arrival of crews and there was no visible fire damage. Fire extinguished by inter fire safety system.

 

 

False Alarm – Oakdale, Harrogate

 

Time of call: 04:09

 

A crew from Harrogate responded to reports of a smoke alarm sounding in a residential property. This was a false alarm due to a fault on the alarm system.

 

 

False Alarm – Kingsway North, York

 

Time of call: 05:22

 

A crew from Acomb responded to reports of a smoke alarm sounding in a school. This was a false alarm due to a fault on the alarm system.

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