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Incident Summary – Day Shift 7th June

6th June 2016

Incident Summary – Day Shift  7th June

 

 

0920 hrs Fire in Laundry Room – St Oswalds Road, York

A crew from York attended to find that a trouser press had overheated and caught fire. Staff had suppressed fire using carbon dioxide extinguishers. Crews carried out an inspection only.

 

0935 hrs Farm Fire – Milby, York

Crews from Boroughbridge and Ripon together with the Water Bowser from Boroughbridge attended a report of a fire to an agricultural building containing 60 pigs. Unfortunately a number of the pigs died. Crews extinguished using 2 hose reels. The cause is believed to be due to an electrical fault.

 

1120 hrs – False Alarm – Blueback Drive, York

A crew from York attended a report of an automatic fire alarm activation. They found that this was a false alarm due to a fault on the system.

 

1141 hrs – Vehicle Fire – A1 Southbound just past junction 47

Crews from Knaresborough, Harrogate and a Wetherby West Yorkshire appliance attended reports of an LGV on fire. The fire caused 30% fire damage to the trailer and was extinguished using 2 hose reel jets. The cause of the fire is believed to be overheated brakes.

 

1202 hrs – Fuel Spillage - Lythe Bank

A crew from Whitby attended a large amount of oil on the road. They used a hose reel and requested highways agency attend with a roadsweeper.

 

1242 hrs – False Alarm - Girsby to Over Dinsdale

A crew from Northallerton attended reports of smoke and flames sighted in the open. They found that this was a false alarm due to controlled burning.

 

1555 hrs – False Alarm – Wigginton Road, York

A crew from York attended reports of an automatic fire alarm activation. They found that this was a false alarm due to the accidental activation of a call point within the premises.

 

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