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Incident Summary - Day Shift Sunday 7th August 2016

6th August 2016

Incident Summary – Day Shift Sunday 7th August 2016

 

False alarm – Peter Lane, York

Time of call: 0809 hours

A crew from York has responded to a smoke alarm activation in a residential property. This was a false alarm due to an unknown cause.

 

Wood pile fire – Main Street, Whitwell-on-the-Hill

Time of call: 0833 hours

2 crews from Malton has been called to a pile of felled timber approximately 10m by 10m on fire in a farm yard. The farmer used farm machinery to assist with moving the logs. Fire crews have used 2 hosereels.

** This incident remains open for a revisit later today **

 

Removal of object – Askham Lane, York

Time of call: 0925 hours

A crew from York has been called to a distressed 2 year old with their head stuck in a potty training seat unit. The crews used hand tools to release the child who was uninjured in her ordeal.

 

Dangerous structure – Fishergate, York

Time of call: 1153 hours

A crew from York has dealt with a section of wooden cladding in an unsafe position on the side of a commercial property approximately 10m high. The aerial ladder platform from Huntington also attended. Crews made the cladding safe using the aerial ladder platform and hand tools.

 

Stubble fire – B6275, Piercebridge

Time of call: 1203 hours

Crews from Richmond and Darlington have dealt with a fire in a stubble field measuring 300m by 40m which spread to a tree and hedge. Crews have used 1 hosereel, 1 main jet, beaters and a short extension ladder. This fire was caused by spread from a bonfire.

** This incident remains open for a revisit on Monday morning. **

 

Grass fire – B1263, Dalton on Tees

Time of call: 1205 hours

A crew from Northallerton has attended grass and loose straw on fire measuring approximately 2m by 40m. They have used 1 hosereel. The cause is deliberate.

 

Rubbish fire – B1223, Wistow

Time of call: 1240 hours

A crew from Selby has dealt with approximately 2 tonnes of waste straw on fire in a field. This also spread to an adjacent fence and caused 10% fire damage. The cause is deliberate and the crew used 1 hosereel and pitchforks.

 

False alarm – Stockwell Lane, Knaresborough

Time of call: 1400 hours

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

 

Woodland fire – Common Lane, Heslington

Time of call: 1431 hours

A crew from York has dealt with a fire in woodland approximately 20m by 40m. The crew has used 1 hosereel and a knapsack pump. The cause is believed to be an accidentally dropped light.

** This incident remains open for a revisit tonight. **

 

Grass Fire – St Nicholas Cliff, Scarborough

Time of call: 1442 hours

A crew from Scarborough has dealt with a grass fire approximately 10m by 2m. They have used a wild fire pack and beaters to extinguish. The cause is believed to be careless disposal of smokers materials from a hotel window.

 

Fence fire – Bowling Green Lane, Hunmanby

Time of call: 1508 hours

A crew from Filey has been called to a garden fence on fire. This fire spread to the exterior of 2 adjacent properties and a 2nd crew from Scarborough were mobilised. The fences suffered 15% fire damage. Both properties suffered damage to the guttering and down pipes and window frames on the ground and first floors. The cause is a hot petrol strimmer being stored in a garden shed. Crews have used 2 hosereels, ladders, thermal imaging camera, ceiling hooks and drag hooks.

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