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Incident Summary - Night Shift Wednesday 25th July

26th July 2018

Incident Summary – Night Shift Wednesday 25th July

In order to ensure that people are not identifiable from our incident round-up, we will no longer be providing street names, for smaller towns and villages, where incidents have occurred.

Grass fire – Abbey Walk, Selby

Time of call: 1700 hours

A crew from Selby has dealt with a small grass fire. Crew used 1 hosereel jet. The cause was accidental.

Road traffic collision – A59, Broughton

Time of call: 1755 hours

2 crews from Skipton have been called to a minor 3 vehicle road traffic collision. No persons trapped. No action taken by fire service.

False alarm – St Patricks Way, Harrogate

Time of call: 1815 hours

A crew from Harrogate has been called to reports of fire behind a domestic property. This was a false alarm due to controlled burning under supervision.

Malicious – Ampleforth

Time of call: 1824 hours

Crews from Helmsley, Kirkbymoorside and Easingwold have been called to reports of a fire in a commercial property. This was a malicious call. No fire at the location given.

Woodland fire – Behind Hollis Crescent, Strensall

Time of call: 1832 hours

A crew from Huntington has been called to a small fire in woodland. The fire was out on our arrival. The cause is believed to be deliberate.

Bin fire – Foreshore Road, Scarborough

Time of call: 1842 hours

A crew from Scarborough has dealt with a fire in a bin. Crew used buckets of water. The cause was a carelessly discarded disposable barbecue.

Hedge fire – Ashton Avenue, York

Time of call: 1859 hours

A crew from York has dealt with a hedge on fire measuring approx. 1m by 8m. Crew used 1 hosereel. Cause is believed to be an accidentally discarded light.

Grass fire – Station Road, Crosshills

Time of call: 1859 hours

A crew from Skipton has dealt with a grass fire approx. 2m in length. A dry powder extinguisher was used prior to our arrival. Crew used 1 hosereel. The cause is believed to be deliberate.

False alarm – Germany Lane, York

Time of call: 1946 hours

A crew from York has investigated reports of a fire in the open. This was a false alarm due to controlled burning. Advice given.

Cooker fire – Lilbourne Drive, York  

Time of call: 1956 hours

Crews from Acomb and Huntington have been called to a pan of oil on fire in the kitchen of a domestic property. This caused fire damage to the pan and contents, smoke damage to the kitchen and slight smoke damage to the remainder of the property. No smoke detectors fitted. Advice given. Fire extinguished by a neighbour with a dry powder extinguisher. Crews ventilated property. Cause believed to be cooking left unattended.

Small fire – Cromwell Road, York

Time of call: 2024 hours
A crew from York has dealt with a compost heap on fire measuring 1.5m by 6m. Crew used 1 hosereel jet to extinguish. Cause believed to be careless disposal of a barbecue.

False alarm – Manor Court, Knaresborough

Time of call: 2112 hours

A crew from Knaresborough has investigated reports of a fridge freezer overheating in a domestic property. This was a false alarm due to the fridge running in the warmer weather.

 False alarm – off Heslington Road, York

Time of call: 2123 hours

A crew from York has responded to a smoke alarm activation in a residential property. This was a false alarm due to a fault on the detection system.

Small fire – Sand Lane, South Milford

Time of call: 2150 hours

Crews from Tadcaster and Garforth have dealt with a compost bin on fire which then spread to an adjacent fence. Crew used 1 hosereel jet to extinguish. The cause is believed to be spontaneous combustion.

Car fire – Bar Lane, Knaresborough

Time of call: 0130 hours

Crews from Knaresborough and Harrogate have been called to a Mazda car on fire. The vehicle was totally destroyed by fire, heat and smoke. Crews used 1 hosereel and 1 breathing apparatus. The cause is believed to be deliberate.

Pan fire – Bolton Abbey

Time of call: 0507 hours

A crew from Skipton has been called to a pan fire in the kitchen of a commercial property. Fire damage was limited to the pan and contents only. Fire was out on our arrival and crews carried out an inspection only. Cause is believed to be cooking left unattended.

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