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Incident Summary - Day Shift Thursday 17th November

16th November 2017

Incident Summary – Day Shift Thursday 16th November 2017

Road Traffic Collision – A65, Hellifield

Time of call: 0608 hours

Crews from Skipton and Settle have dealt with a road traffic collision involving 2 cars. The female occupant of the first car was trapped in the vehicle and has been extricated by fire crews and taken to hospital. The male in the second car was not trapped and was taken to hospital with unknown injures. Fire crews used hydraulic cutting equipment, small tools and lighting at this incident.

Chimney Fire – St Mary’s Crescent, Whitby

Time of call: 1004 hours

A crew from Whitby has dealt with a chimney fire in a residential property. The cause is believed to be the burning of refuse on the fire. The crew have used a hosereel, chimney rods, thermal imaging camera and hand tools.

False Alarm – Hartwith Way, Harrogate

Time of call: 1215 hours

2 crews from Harrogate were called to reports of an explosion at an electricity sub station. This was a false alarm due to a transformer feeder switch tripping. There was no fire. Incident left with engineers.

False alarm – Park Road, Scarborough

Time of call: 1259 hours

2 crews from Scarborough were called to reports of a chimney fire in a residential property. This was a false alarm due to excessive smoke from a fire which had just been lit.

Road Traffic Collision – A64, westbound between Tadcaster and  Headley Bar

Time of call: 1439 hours

A crew from York has attended a single vehicle road traffic collision. No persons were physically trapped in the vehicle but 2 occupants were assisted from the vehicle by Fire crew and Paramedics.

Bin fire – Windsor Garth, York

Time of call: 1506 hours

A crew from Huntington has dealt with a wheelie bin on fire behind a block of flats.  The cause is believed to be accidental and the crew used a hosereel to extinguish.

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