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Incident Summary – Day Shift Sunday 12th June

12th June 2016

Incident Summary – Day Shift Sunday 12th June

False alarm – Skeldergate, York

Time of call: 0919 hours

A crew from York has responded to a smoke alarm activation in a residential property. This was a false alarm due to cooking fumes.

Car leaking fuel – A1 northbound between Boroughbridge and Dishforth

Time of call: 1203 hours

A crew from Boroughbridge has dealt with a Ford Focus leaking fuel due to a faulty fuel pump. The crew assisted with scene safety and gave advice to the driver until the arrival of their vehicle recovery company.

Cow rescue – Moreby, Escrick

Time of call: 1213 hours

A crew from York has rescued a cow which was stuck with it’s head between 2 large branches of a tree. The cow, which is believed to have been stuck for some time, was released by the crew using hydraulic spreading equipment. It was left in the care of a farmer but appeared to be uninjured.

Cow rescue – Yafforth, Northallerton

Time of call: 1435 hours

A crew from Northallerton attended an incident whereby a cow had got its head stuck in the base of a tree trunk. Crews released the cow using strops and a reciprocating saw.

Fire in open – Watershed Lane, Whitby

Time of call: 1508 hours

A crew from Whitby responded to calls that there were youths setting a fire in the open. They found that it was a small rubbish fire and it was out on arrival.

Water rescue – River Foss, York

Time of call: 1523

A crew from York responded to a report of a male in the River Foss. Upon arrival the male was out of the river. Crews left male in care of ambulance.

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