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Incident Summary Day Shift Thursday 4th February

4th February 2016

Round up of incidents Day shift 4th Feb

Automatic Fire Alarm – Stakesby Road, Whitby

Time of call: 10:00

Fire crews from Whitby and Lythe attended reports of an automatic fire alarm at a premises on Stakesby road but this turned out to be a false alarm.

Automatic Fire Alarm – High Street, Tadcaster

Time of call: 10:02

Fire crews from Tadcaster attended reports of an automatic fire alarm but this turned out to be a false alarm.

Bin Fire – Newborough, Scarborough

Time of call: 10:07

Fire crews from Scarborough attended this incident however the small fire was extinguished by a shop owner.

Chemical Leak – A64 near West Knapton

Time of call: 12:04

Fire crews from Malton, Sherburn and Pickering attended reports of a corrosive chemical leak on a heavy goods vehicle which was traveling on the A64.   Crews used breathing apparatus and gas tight suits to locate the leaking chemical drum and isolate the spill.  Crews made the scene safe and liaised with the chemical company regarding recovery. 

River Rescue – Skeldergate Bridge, York

Time of call: 14:44

Fire crews from Acomb and York were mobilised to Skeldergate Bridge along with the rescue boat however the male was assisted from the river before the arrival of fire crews.

Chimney Fire – Wensleydale Avenue, Leyburn

Time of call: 15:04

Fire crews from Leyburn and Richmond attended this incident and extinguished the fire using a chimney kit, chimney rods and hearth kit. 

Automatic Fire Alarm – RAF Fylingdales

Time of call: 15:08

Fire crews from Whitby attended reports of an automatic fire alarm at this location but this turned out to be a false alarm.

Automatic Fire Alarm – The Wynd, Richmond

Time of call: 16:21

Fire crews from Richmond attended reports of an automatic fire alarm at this location but this turned out to be a false alarm.

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