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Incident Summary - Night Shift Friday 19th August 2016

19th August 2016

Incident Summary – Night Shift Friday 19th August

False alarm – Tyneham Way, Strensall

Time of call: 1845 hours

A crew from Huntington has responded to a smoke alarm activation in a residential property. This was a false alarm due to cooking fumes.

Bedroom fire – Sweetbecks Close, Eastfield

Time of call: 1936 hours

2 crews from Scarborough have been called to shoes and a scarf on fire in a semi detached residential property. Fire damage was caused  to the shoes, scarf a wardrobe and the surrounding carpet. The occupier extinguished the fire using buckets of water. Our crews used a thermal imaging camera for inspection only. Smoke detectors were fitted and activated. The cause was deliberate.

Grill pan fire – Walmgate, York

Time of call: 2127 hours

Crews from York and Acomb have been called to a fire in a first floor flat. This was a piece of toast on fire under the grill which resulted in damage to the toast only. The fire was out on our arrival but crews used a thermal imaging camera for inspection only. Smoke detectors were fitted and activated. The cause was cooking left unattended.

False alarm – Wentworth Way, York

Time of call: 2256 hours

A crew from York has responded to a smoke alarm activation in a residential property. This was a false alarm due to accidental manual activation of the alarm system.

False alarm – Priory Close, Northallerton

Time of call: 0007 hours

A crew from Northallerton has responded to a smoke alarm activation in a residential property. This was a false alarm due to cooking fumes.

Assist Ambulance – Fairfax Croft, Copmanthorpe

Time of call: 0058 hours

A crew from Acomb has been called to assist an ambulance crew rescue a male from beside a railway track. A triple extension ladder was used to rescue the male into care of ambulance personnel when it was discovered he had severed a finger. Fire crews, along with Network Rail were tasked with searching the embankment but the digit could not be found. A thermal imaging camera and lighting was used.

False alarm – St Cuthberts Green, Barton

Time of call: 0333 hours

Crews from Richmond and Colburn have responded to a smoke alarm activation in a residential property. This was a false alarm due to a fault on the detection system.

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