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Incident Summary - Day Shift Thursday 12th April

12th April 2018

Incident Summary – Day Shift Thursday 12th April


In order to ensure that people are not identifiable from our incident round-up, we will no longer be providing street names, for smaller towns and villages, where incidents have occurred.



Gas leak – Langton

Time of call: 1124 hours

Crews from Malton and Acomb have been called to reports of a leaking gas cylinder outside a barn. This was a propane cylinder leaking from round the coupling. Crews isolated the electricity supply and dispersed gas using a fine spray from a hosereel.


Fire – Catterick Garrison

Time of call: 1217 hours

Crews from Richmond and Leyburn have dealt with an acetylene cylinder on fire in a building under renovation. Damage was caused to a quantity of gas only. Crews used a hosereel, breathing apparatus, 2 main jets and a thermal imaging camera. The cause is believed to have been a malfunction on the cylinder regulator.


House fire – Borrowby

Time of call: 1250 hours

Crews from Thirsk and  Northallerton have dealt with a fire involving a central heating boiler in a domestic property. Damage was confined to the boiler itself. The cause is believed to be a fault on the boiler and crews used a hose reel and thermal imaging camera.


False alarm – Station Road, Cayton

Time of call: 1256 hours

A crew from Scarborough has responded to reports of fire in woodland. This was a false alarm due to controlled burning under supervision.


False alarm – Helmsley

Time of call: 1428 hours

A crew from Helmsley has responded to a smoke alarm activation in a commercial property. This was a false alarm due to accidental activation of a break glass point.

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