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Incident Summary Day Shift Monday 30th May

30th May 2016

Incident Summary – Day Shift Monday 30th May


 False alarm – Scarah Bank, Ripley

Time of call: 0806 hours

A crew from Harrogate has responded to a smoke alarm activation in a domestic property. This was a false alarm due to a faulty detector.

False alarm – Beckfield Lane junction with Wetherby Road, York

Time of call: 0951 hours

Crews from Acomb and York have attended a potential bus fire. This was a false alarm due to engine failure in a double decker bus which caused excessive smoke to be produced. The crew used a hosereel to cool the engine as a precaution.

Washing machine fire – Bransholme Drive, York

Time of call: 1040 hours

Crews from Acomb and Huntington have attended a washing machine fire in the kitchen of a semi detached domestic property. Fire damage was caused to the washing machine motor only. It was out on the arrival of the crews who used hand tools to carry out an inspection only. The cause is believed to be an electrical fault.

Rubbish fire – Stockwell Avenue, Knaresborough

Time of call: 1408 hours

A crew from Knaresborough has been called to a rubbish fire in the open approximately 4m by 2m. The cause is deliberate and the crew used beaters and buckets of water.

Tree fire – Middlethorpe Grove, York

Time of call: 1536 hours

A crew from York has dealt with a fire in the base of a tree. The cause is believed to be deliberate and buckets of water were used.

Bin fire – Strawberry Dale. Harrogate

Time of call: 1654 hours

2 crews from Harrogate have been called to a bin on fire under a block of flats. Occupants had dragged the bin out of the building prior to the arrival of the Fire Service. Crews extinguished the fire used 1 hose reel jet. The cause is believed to be deliberate.

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