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Incident Summary for Day Shift Wednesday 4th May

4th May 2016

Round up of incidents – Day Shift Wednesday 4th May

Jockey Lane, Huntington

York and Huntington crews called to reports of a vehicle fire. On arrival, crews extinguished a fire to a side loading truck, using 2 breathing apparatus and 1 hose reel.

Victoria Road, Scarborough

Crews called to a property to investigate a report that straighteners may have been left on. On arrival, crews carried out a full external search of the property and confirmed a false alarm with good intent, no fire. No straighteners left on.

St Marys Close, Carlton, Selby

Selby crew called to assist Ambulance with possibly gaining entry to a property to access an elderly resident. On arrival, crews stood by as Ambulance could see, were assessing and were in voice contact at the property with the occupier. Locksmith arrived and dealt with entry to the property. Fire service no longer required.

A59, Kirk Hammerton area

York crew sent to assist with a fuel spill on a filling station forecourt. Crews assisted with the clear up of approximately 100 litres of diesel, with drizzit pads. Highways also attended with over a tonne of absorbant materials, Fire and Rescue crews assisted in distributing this on the forecourt and part of the main road that had been affected.

A59, West Marton, west of Skipton

Skipton crews called to reports of a large goods vehicle on fire. On arrival, crews extinguished a fire to an articulated trailer carrying powdered cement, using 4 breathing apparatus and 2 hose reel jets. Cause believed to be due to overheated breaks.

Green Lane, Whitby

Whitby crew sent to various reports of a fire in the open. On arrival, crews dealt with a fire in the open which had spread to trees and fencing. This was controlled burning, out of hand. One hose reel used to extinguish the fire. Advice given.

Kings Road, Harrogate

Harrogate crew sent to an automatic fire alarm activation. On arrival and after investigation, crew confirmed this to be a false alarm due to it being activated accidently by a maintenance engineer.


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