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Incident Summary Night Shift Monday 21st November

22nd November 2016

TOC  17:18     Leyburn Road, Middleham – Fire in the Open

A crew from Leyburn attend a fire in the open, this was controlled burning with no-one in attendance, the fire was put out using a hose reel

TOC    17:31  Springwell Lane, Northallerton, Chip pan fire

Two crews from Northallerton attended a chip pan fire in a terraced house this caused fire damage to the kitchen and heavy smoke damage to the rest of the house,1 hose reel, 2 breathing apparatus and, lighting a thermal imaging camera and positive pressure ventilation fan were used.  All persons were out of the property on arrival of the fire service.

TOC    17:43   Danesmead Close, York – Automatic fire alarm sounding

A crew from York and Acomb attended reports of an alarm sounding, this had activated because of cooking fumes

TOC    18:18   A169, Blue Bank, vehicle stuck in floodwater

Crews from Whitby, Lythe and Goathland assisted with 7 vehicles stuck in floodwater ensuring the safety of occupants and stabilisation of vehicles until the area could be made safe with sandbags.

TOC    18:36   Railway Road, Harrogate, Automatic fire alarm sounding

A crew from Knaresborough attended an alarm, this was found to be sounding due to water ingress, inspection only.

TOC    18:47   North Marine Road, Scarborough – Dangerous structure

A crew from Scarborough made safe some sheeting that had become unstable due to the weather conditions.

TOC    19:35   Great North Way, Nether Poppleton – Dangerous Structure

A crew from Acomb made safe railings that had become dangerous on a public footpath.

TOC    19:43   Hartlington Raike, Nr Skipton, Vehicle stuck in floodwater

A crew from Grassington led 2 people to safety after their vehicle became stuck in floodwater.

TOC    20:27   The Carrs, Ruswarp, Vehicle stuck in floodwater

 A crew from Robin Hoods Bay rescued 2 persons and led them to safety after their vehicle became stuck in floodwater.

TOC    21:01   Little Fencote, Automatic fire alarm sounding

A crew from Bedale attended a report of an alarm sounding and after investigation found it to be due to fumes from a generator

TOC    21:12   Foreshore Road, Scarborough, Smell of burning in building

Two crews from Scarborough attended the above incident, on arrival it was found to be a false alarm due to cosmetic smoke being used.

TOC    21:32  De Lacy Road, Northallerton, Fire in the open

A crew from Northallerton attended reports of a fire in a garden, on arrival this was found to be controlled burning under supervision, inspection and advice only.

TOC    22:07   Old Brewery Road, Pateley Bridge, Report of smoke in upstairs flat

A crew from Summerbridge and Grassington attended the above incident, on arrival they found smoke to be entering the room from beneath the hearth of an open fire.  The crews used small tools and a hearth kit to expose the floorboards and extinguish the fire using buckets of water, a thermal imaging camera was used to check for hotspots.  The fire was believed to be due to a faulty hearth

Flooding Update  1730-2400hrs

Crews from Summerbridge, Skipton, Grassington, Harrogate, Knaresborough, Malton, Robin Hoods Bay, Lythe, Hawes, Danby, Leyburn, Reeth, Richmond, Stokesley, Northallerton, Whitby and Goathland all attended flooding incidents affecting the West, North and Eastern areas of the county. 

There were 22 incidents involving numerous properties and streets within the above areas.         

Crews also attended five incidents involving vehicles becoming stuck in flood water, assisting with occupant and vehicle safety

TOC    00:26   Langdale Road, Scarborough, Automatic fire alarm sounding

A crew from Scarborough responded to reports of an alarm sounding, on arrival this was found to be caused by water getting into the alarm due to a leak

TOC    00:59   Shipton by Beningborough – Automatic fire alarm sounding

A crew from Acomb investigated reports of an alarm sounding and found it to be due to a fault on the system

TOC    01:51   Orchard Grove, Brompton – Automatic fire alarm sounding

A crew from Northallerton attended reports of an alarm sounding, this was found to be due to cooking fumes.

TOC    02:04   Pasture Way, Sherburn in Elmet – Property fire

Two crews from Tadcaster were sent to a report of smoke coming from a property, on arrival this was found to be a false alarm, smoke seen is believed to have come from nearby factory

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