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Incident Summary Night Shift 15th September

15th September 2016

Gilling Road, Richmond Time of call: 1806

A Richmond crew attended reports of a teenager stuck up a tower. They rescued the teenager using a 9 meter ladder.

Broughton Road, Skipton Time of call: 1830

A crew from Skipton attended an automatic fire alarm activation. They found this to be a false alarm.

Philippas Drive, Harrogate Time of call: 1833

A crew from Harrogate attended a property in Harrogate when an elderly lady called and was very concerned that there was an alarm sounding inside her property. They found that it was a low battery in a smoke detector and fitted 2 new smoke detectors in her home as part of a home risk assessment.

Clifford Street, York Time of call: 1926

Acomb crew attended an automatic fire alarm activation. They found that this was a false alarm due to a fault on the system.

Skirethorns Lane, Threshfield Time of call: 1954

Grassington crew attended a call for assistance from a female whose elderly husband had fallen and she was unable to lift him. The ambulance had already been called. Crews used manpower only to assist male to his wheelchair initially and then to bed.

Guisborough Road, Aislaby Time of call: 2037

Crews from Whitby and Lythe attended a tractor on fire. They extinguished using a hose reel and checked using a thermal imaging camera. They found that this had been caused by an electrical fault.

Wigginton Road, York Time of call: 2052

Acomb crew attended an automatic fire alarm activation. They found that this was a false alarm due to the misoperation of a break glass point.

Broughton Road, Skipton Time of call: 2156

Skipton crew attended a reactivation of an earlier automatic fire alarm. They found that this was a false alarm due to faulty equipment.

Hambleton Road, Catterick Garrison Time of call: 0311

Fire crews from Colburn and Richmond responded to a fire call to a house fire in a 2 storey residential property. They found that the fire originated in a bedroom on the first floor and was contained to that room. Crews used breathing apparatus, a hose reel jet, thermal imaging camera, short extension ladder, a lighting unit and a positive pressure ventilation fan. There was approx. 30% fire damage and 50% heat damage to the room of origin with 100% smoke damage to the first floor. The cause, at this stage is believed to be a charger that was plugged into a wall socket but this is yet to be verified through a fire investigation

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