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Incident Summary - Night Shift Thursday 8th February

9th February 2018

Incident Summary – Night Shift Thursday 8th February 2018

False alarm – West Park, Harrogate

Time of call: 1705 hours

2 crews from Harrogate have been called to reports of smoke coming from a Range Rover. This was a false alarm due to fumes from a blown turbo.

Property Fire – Hursth, near Reeth

Time of call: 1745 hours

Crews from Reeth, Leyburn and Richmond have tackled a blaze involving a wooden workshop attached to a stone built house. Severe fire, heat and smoke damage was caused to the workshop which measured approx. 10m by 5m. The roof of an internal ‘lean-to’ utility room was also damage by the fire, as were the adjacent guttering and facia boards on the house. The house also suffered internal smoke damage. The cause is believed to be hot metal shavings igniting waste paper. Crews used 3 main jets, a hose reel, a light portable pump, ceiling hooks, hand tools, lighting, thermal imaging camera and a triple extension ladder.

Rubbish fire – Queen Street, Scarborough

Time of call: 1756 hours

A crew from Scarborough has extinguished an old sofa which had been placed against a bin store and ignited. Slight fire damage was caused to the roof of the wooden bin store. The cause was deliberate and crew used 1 hose reel and a thermal imaging camera.

False alarm – Lambert Court, York

Time of call: 1925 hours

A crew from Acomb has responded to a smoke alarm activation in a domestic property. This was a false alarm due to a faulty smoke detector.

Car fire – Whincup Avenue, Knaresborough

Time of call: 1931 hours

A crew from Knaresborough has dealt with a car fire which has resulted in fire damage to the engine compartment. The fire was out on our arrival and crews carried out an inspection using a thermal imaging camera. The cause is believed accidental.

False alarm – Moorside, Tockwith

Time of call: 2124 hours

A crew from Acomb has responded to a smoke alarm activation in a commercial property. This was a false alarm due to an unknown fault.

False alarm – Sackville Street, Skipton

Time of call: 2330 hours

A crew from Skipton has investigated reports of smoke in the area. A full search was carried out but no incident located.

Kitchen fire – Bishopfields Drive, York

Time of call: 0234 hours

Crews from Acomb and York have been called to a fire in the kitchen of a mid terraced property which involved a pile of bedding which had been placed on top of the hob. The hob had then been accidentally turned on and as a result damage was caused to the bedding. The fire was out on our arrival but the crews used a positive pressure ventilation fan to clear smoke from the property. Smoke detectors were fitted, they activated and raised the alarm.

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