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Incident Summary

5th June 2016

Round up of incidents – Night Shift 5th June

Chain lane, Knaresborough

Fire crews from Knaresborough attended reports of a fire alarm sounding at a domestic premises on Chain Lane. When crews arrived they inspected the property fully and were able to confirm there was no fire. Crews confirmed the alarm had been activated by fumes from cooking. Advice given to occupants.

 Iburndale Lane, Sleights Nr Whitby

Fire crews from Whitby attended a domestic property in Sleights where the washing machine was on fire. When crews arrived they confirmed the fire to be out. They carried out a full inspection and ensured the property was safe.

The fire is believed to have started due to an electrical fault in the appliance.

Stockwell Lane, Knaresborough

Fire crews from Knaresborough attended reports of a smoke alarm sounding at a residential property on Stockwell Lane.  When crews arrived they investigated the cause of the activation and were able to confirm that fumes from cooking had caused the alarm to activate. Advice given to occupants.

Ascot Way, York

Fire crews from Acomb responded to fire alarms sounding at a domestic premises on Ascot Way. When crews arrived they confirmed there was no fire. They investigated the cause and were able to establish the cause of the alarm which was steam. Advice given to the occupants, no further action required.

 Regent Street, York

Fire crews from Acomb attended reports of an automatic fire alarm sounding at a domestic premises on Regent Street. When crews arrived they confirmed the alarm had been activated due to fumes from a BBQ entering the property and entering the detector, causing it to sound. Advice given, no further action required.

Old Malton Road, Malton

Fire crews from Malton attended reports of an automatic fire alarm sounding at a residential property. When crews arrived they carried out a full inspection of the property and confirmed there was no fire. They were able to establish that dust had got in the detector head causing it to activate. Advice given to the occupants. No further action required.

Sim Balk Lane, Dringhouses, York

Fire crews from Acomb responded to a fire alarm sounding at an education premises on Sim Balk Lane. When crews arrived they were able to confirm there was no fire. Further investigation confirmed there was a fault on the alarm system. Premises are to request engineers to attend. 

Harwood Dale, Near Scarborough

Fire crews from Scarborough responded to reports of a fire in the open near Harwood Dale. When crews arrived at scene they extinguished a small rubbish fire in open with 1 hose reel. The fire is believed to have been started deliberately.

Heworth Green, York

Fire crews from York attended a domestic premises where water was leaking through a ceiling and affecting electrics. When crews arrived they isolated the water supply. They established where the water was coming from and gave advice. Incident left with home owner, plumber to attend.

House fire – Moat Way, Selby

Time of call: 0054 hours

2 Crews from Selby and a crew from York have tackled a fire in the living room of a 2 storey domestic property. Extensive fire damage was caused to the living room and the whole of the property suffered extensive smoke damage. The cause is currently under investigation.

** Please contact Police for further information **

St Hildas Street, Sherburn

Fire crews from Sherburn attended reports of a fire in the open near a commercial premises. When crews arrived, there was no fire or any sign of an incident. The 999 call is believed to have been malicious.

Ramsay Close, York

Fire crews from Huntington attended reports of an automatic fire alarm sounding at a commercial property on Ramsay Close. When crews arrived they confirmed there was no fire. The alarm is believed to have activated due to a fault on the alarm system. No further action required by fire crew.

 Keld Close, Scalby

Fire crews from Scarborough attended reports of smoke coming from a water heater socket.  When crews arrived at the property they were able to isolate the water heater switch and ensure it was safe. They ventilated the property. The fire caused slight damage to the socket, which was out on crews arrival. The fire is believed to have started due to a defective socket.

Davygate, York

Fire crews from York attended reports of an automatic fire alarm sounding at a commercial property on Davygate. When crews arrived they were able to confirm there was no fire. The alarm is believed to have activated due to a system fault.

 

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