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Incident Summary Night Shift Friday 18th March

19th March 2016

Round up of incidents for Night Shift Friday 18th March

False alarm – moorland north of A59, Kexgill

Time of call: 1743 hours

Crews from Harrogate and Skipton have investigated reports of a fire in the open. This was a false alarm. A full search of the area was carried out but no incident could be located.

Car fire – A645, Eggborough

Time of call: 1848 hours

A crew from Selby has been called to a car fire. The incident involved a Vauxhall Mokka and resulted in fire damage to the interior of the vehicle. The cause is believed to be an electrical fault and the crew used 2 breathing apparatus and a hosereel.

Straw fire – Westfield Lane, South Milford

Time of call: 1933 hours

A crew from Tadcaster has dealt with a stack of approximately 20 bales of straw on fire in a field. The stack of bales was totally destroyed. A water bowser from Tadcaster was also sent to this incident and crews used 1 hosereel and pitchforks. The cause is believed to be deliberate.

False alarm – King James Road, Knaresborough

Time of call: 1943 hours

A crew from Knaresborough has investigated reports of a fire in the open on a school playing field. A full search of the area was carried out but no incident was located.

Road traffic collision – A684 near Warlaby

Time of call: 2317 hours

Crews from Northallerton, Bedale and Thirsk have dealt with a 2 vehicle road traffic collision. The driver of one vehicle was not trapped and has been taken to hospital suffering from a cut to his head. The driver of the other car was trapped in the vehicle and was complaining of neck pain so fire crews removed the roof of the car. This male has been taken to hospital for a check up. Fire crews used hydraulic cutting equipment, lighting, stabilisation equipment and various hand tools.

Water leak – Queens Parade, Scarborough

Time of call: 0043 hours

A crew from Scarborough has attended a commercial property following reports of a water leak in the building. The incident involved the failure of a hot water tank in the attic which resulted in the partial collapse of a ceiling on the 4th floor and a large amount of water flooding through the other floors. A plumber attended and assisted the fire service isolate the water supply. The incident was left in the hands of the plumber and the on site staff.

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