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Incident Summary Night Shift Friday 24th November 2017

25th November 2017

Incident Summary Friday 24th November Night Shift

Please see below a round up of incidents from Friday 24th November Night Shift

Belgrave Crescent, Scarborough  Time 18:36

A crew from Scarborough attended an alarm sounding at Belgrave Cresent. This was confirmed as a false alarm due to a faulty detector.

A64, Bilbrough  Time 18:38

A two vehicle road traffic collision occurred on the A64. Crews from Tadcaster, Acomb and York attended and assisted paramedics on the scene to release three trapped individuals from one of the cars involved. The driver of the other car was already out. The crews used the hydraulic cutting equipment to open up the car so that the paramedics could then assist the passengers out. They were all checked over and then taken by ambulance to hospital for precautionary checks only.

Flints Terrace, Richmond   Time 19:26

A crew from Richmond attended an alarm sounding at Flints Terrace. This was confirmed as a false alarm due to cooking fumes.

Manor Park Grove, York   Time 19:50

A neighbour heard a fire alarm sounding next door and when they went round to check, they got no response from knocking on the door. Our Acomb crew attended and managed to find a way in through the garage. The occupier was not present, but a pan was on the hob and fumes from this had set the alarm off. Crews removed the pan, locked up and left the keys with the neighbour.

St Marys Square, York   Time 20:19

A man had fallen into the River Ouse, but managed to pull himself up on some railings. Crews from Acomb and York responded to a request from Ambulance crews to assist the man, but he had managed to pull himself over the railings when they arrived. The man was then treated by paramedics for precaution only.

Eastfield, Scarborough   Time 21:05

A crew from Scarborough attended a site where a gas leak had been reported. The crew investigated the area, but could find no signs of gas and confirmed this as a false alarm.

Albermarle, Scarborough  Time 21:35

A crew from Scarborough attended an alarm sounding at Albermarle. This was confirmed as a false alarm due to faulty equipment.

Huntington Road, York  Time 23:32

A crew from York attended an alarm sounding on Huntington Road. This was confirmed as a false alarm due to a fault on the system.

Lendal Bridge, York  Time 01:00

Ambulance crews were treating an individual who had been in the river. The male said that there was another person still in the river so the Ambulance crews requested our assistance. Crews from Acomb and York and Police crews conducted a bankside search while the York Rescue Boat searched the river. No persons were found and all services agreed to call off the search.

Stepney Road, Scarborough  Time 02:29

Crews from Scarborough have attended reports of a fire alarm sounding in a residential building. On arrival crews found a small fire on the first floor which was already out. Crews used two breathing apparatus, positive pressure ventilation fan and first aid equipment.

Apollo Crescent, York Time 04:33

Crews from York and Acomb have attended reports of smoke inside a retail shop. This was a false alarm and the smoke was due to a smoke cloaking device installed in the premises.

Appleton Road, Bishopthorpe Time 04:41

Both crews from Acomb have attended a car fire off Appleton Road. Crews found one car well alight and used two breathing apparatus and two hose reels.

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