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Incident Summary Night Shift Sunday 30th September 2018

1st October 2018

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.

Fire in the Open - Sherburn area, Scarborough

Time of Call: 1758hrs

Reports were received of a fire in fields in the Sherburn area. Upon investigation Sherburn fire crew found the fire to controlled burning under supervision.

Fire in the open - Newby, Scarborough

Time of Call: 1850hrs

Reports of a fire on open ground in the Newby area of Scarborough were received. Scarborough crew investigated and found a small campfire. The crew extinguished the fire.

Fire in the open – Killinghall, Harrogate

Time of Call: 2003hrs

Harrogate crew attended the scene of a hedge fire in the Killinghall area. Upon arrival crews found a section of hedge, approximately 8 metres in length, well alight. A hose reel was used to extinguish the fire. It is believed the cause was spread from a chiminea being used in the vicinity.

Lift rescue – Tower Street, York

Time of Call: 2040hrs

York crew responded to a request for assistance, to release 2 persons that had become trapped in a lift. The crew attended and used lift keys to safely release the occupants.

Fire in the Open - Low Field, Acomb, York

Time of Call: 2043hrs

Acomb crew attended a fire in the open. Upon arrival crews found a shopping trolley with burning rubbish inside. A knapsack sprayer was used to extinguish the fire.


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