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Incident Summary Wednesday 10th May Day Shift

9th May 2017

Incident Summary Wednesday 10th May Day Shift

Please see below a round up of incidents from Wednesday 10th May 2017



08:49   Cornelian Avenue, Scarborough


An officer was deployed to an address on Cornelian Avenue after a resident reported a smell of chemicals in a first floor bedroom which had previously been checked by a gas engineer. No action by fire service, advice only given by attending officer.




09:18   Swarcliffe Road, Harrogate.


Crews were called to reports of a fire in a kitchen. On arrival crews discovered a small fire on a hob. Crews extinguished fire and ventilated property. The cause of the fire was believed to be accidental due to an item of clothing being left on the hob.



10:41   Badger Hill Estate, York.


Crews were called to reports of black smoke seen in the area. No fire found at this location. Crews did a full and thorough search of the estate.



12:52   A61, Ripon Road, Ripley


Crews from Harrogate responded to a road traffic collision involving a car and a motorcycle. No action by fire service. All persons out on arrival and being checked by paramedics.



13:12   Townend Street, York


Crews from York & Acomb attended  a kitchen fire in a first floor flat. Crews extinguished the fire using two breathing apparatus and 1 hose reel. The cause of the fire is believed to be accidental.



13:22   York Road, Escrick.


Crews from Selby attended a car on fire. Crews extinguished using two breathing apparatus and two hose reels. The car was completely destroyed by fire. The cause is believed to be an electrical fault.


14:36   Old Maltongate, Malton


A crew from Scarborough attended a classic vehicle leaking fuel which they soaked up using drizzit pads and blocked the drain to stop the petrol entering the drainage system.


15:00   Elslack Resevoir, Elslack


Incident involved fire in woodland to approximately 30 square metres of grassland. Crews used two hose reels to extinguish he fire. The cause is believed to natural combustion.



Various crews from throughout the county also responded to several smoke alarms in premises throughout the county.


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