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Incident Summary Night Shift Thursday 5th July

5th July 2018

Incident Summary Thursday 5th July Night Shift

Please see below a round up of incidents from Thursday 5th July Night Shift

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.

Wooded area near Rawcliffe Bar car park – TOC: 20:21

Youths were believed responsible for starting a fire in a wooded area to wood and grass to which the Acomb appliance attended and ensured was extinguished.

West Road, Filey – TOC: 21:55

An inflatable bed added to a garden fire and the resulting black smoke produced 999 calls and Filey firecrews attendance. They extinguished the fire using a hosereel.

Crombie Avenue, York – TOC: 23:59

Acomb fire crew were called to a skip fire on a driveway which they extinguished and then emptied. Police also attended and conducted enquiries due to the fire believed to have been started deliberately. Firecrews were delayed some time at this incident and used a hosereel, main jet and breathing apparatus.

Foreshore Road, Scarborough – TOC: 01:07

Staff from a hotel requested fire service and police attendance due to youths lighting a fire nearby in a wooded area. Fire crews investigated, but fire already extinguished.

York – TOC: 01:30

While dealing with the intoxicated occupant outside premises, ambulance service requested fire service’s attendance due to lit candles within the locked property. Fire service, and then police also attended. Keys were located and candles extinguished.

The Cleveland Way, Filey Brigg – TOC: 01:58

Concerned members of the public called 999 due to a small fire sighted near cliff top footpath. Firecrews discovered a campfire with x1 male present. Fire extinguished with backpack sprayer and beaters.

York – TOC: 05:50

Crews were mobilised to a report of black smoke seen in the area, this was due to a fire involving an armchair at the rear of a property, out on arrival, inspection only by fire crews.

Crews also attended a number of automatic fire alarms in the county, these all turned out to be false alarms.


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