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Incident Summary - Night Shift Wednesday 1st June

1st June 2016

Incident Summary – Night Shift Wednesday 1st June

False alarm – Lancaster Park Road, Harrogate

Time of call: 1930 hours

A crew from Harrogate has responded to a smoke alarm activation in a residential property. This was a false alarm due to water in a heat detector.

House fire – The Village, Strensall

Time of call: 2135 hours

2 crews from Huntington have dealt with a fire in a laundry room of a semi detached domestic property. This resulted in fire damage to a tumble dryer, a washing machine and the room of origin. There was also smoke damage to the ground floor of the property. Crew used 2 breathing apparatus, 1 hosereel, a positive pressure ventilation fan, thermal imaging camera and small tools. The cause is believed to be an electrical fault in the dryer. Smoke detectors were fitted in the property but they did not activate as the smoke did not reach them.

Dangerous structure – Market Way, Scarborough

Time of call: 2234 hours

A crew from Scarborough has been called to reports of a wooden fence in a dangerous position due to high winds. No action was taken as the fence had been secured by the police.

False alarm – Percys Lane, York

Time of call: 2248 hours

A crew from York has been called to a smoke alarm activation in a residential property. This was a false alarm due to cooking fumes.

False alarm – Havers Hill, Eastfield, Scarborough

Time of call: 0105 hours

A crew from Scarborough has been called to a smoke alarm activation in a commercial property. This was a false alarm due to a drop in water pressure in the system.

Bench fire – Station Road, Richmond

Time of call: 0540 hours

A crew from Richmond has dealt with a bench on fire. The bench was totally destroyed. The cause is deliberate and the crew used 1 hosereel.

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