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Incident Summary Night Shift Friday 11th March

12th March 2016

Round up of incidents for Night Shift Friday 11th March

Road traffic collision – Junction A59 and A65, Skipton

Time of call: 1925 hours

2 crews from Skipton have been called to a road traffic collision involving a Ford Kuga and a Mazda MX5. The male driver of the Mazda was trapped in the vehicle. He was released by fire crews using hydraulic cutting equipment and then taken to hospital by ambulance suffering minor injuries.

False alarm – Bootham, York

Time of call: 2109 hours

A crew from York has investigated a smoke alarm activation at a commercial property. This was a false alarm due to cooking fumes in the staff kitchen.

False alarm – Garrowby Way, Heslington

Time of call: 2158 hours

A crew from York has investigated a smoke alarm activation at a residential property. This was a false alarm due to steam from a shower.

False alarm – Leeds Road, Harrogate

Time of call: 2205 hours

A crew from Harrogate has investigated a smoke alarm activation in a retail unit. This was a false alarm due to a member of staff cleaning out a commercial toaster.

False Alarm – Bootham York

Time of call: 2303

A crew from York were called to an automatic fire alarm activation at a commercial property. This was a false alarm due to a faulty detector.

False Alarm – Marine Drive, Scarborough

Time of call: 0151

A crew from Scarborough was called to a car smoking following an RTC. The crew found that there was no sign of fire and made the vehicle safe using a hose reel to cool the engine and small tools.

False alarm – Claremont Terrace, York

Time of call: 0340 hours

Crews from York and Acomb have been called to a smell of smoke in a residential property. This was a false alarm due to acrid fumes from a faulty electrical socket. The crews have isolated the electricity supply as a precaution.

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