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Incident Summary Day Shift Friday 17th August 2018

17th August 2018

Incident Summary Day Shift Friday 17th  August  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.

Crews from around the county have attended a number of automatic fire alarms today. Thankfully all of these have been false alarms.

Harrogate Road, Ripon

Time of call: 11:13

A crew from Ripon and Harrogate have extinguished a fire that involved a horse box. Thankfully the horse was removed from the box prior to arrival of the Fire Service. Crews used one hose reel jet to extinguish the fire that was confined to the wheel area.

Bennymoor Lane, Osgodby

Time of call: 11:36

A crew from Selby have attended reports of a single vehicle road traffic collision involving a car and a house. Crews inspected the scene only to ensure it was safe as al occupants were out of the vehicle.

Water Lane, York

Time of call: 12:24

A crew from Acomb have attended reports of a fire in the open near to Water Lane. This was a false alarm that had been maliciously called in as crews could not locate a fire.  


Time of call: 13:28

A crew from Ripon and Easingwold have helped rescue a cow that had become stuck in ditch. Crews used the animal rescue kit to release the cow and liaised with a local vet who was also in attendance.

Byram, Selby

Time of call: 14:35

A crew from Selby have assisted crews from Castleford to extinguish a small amount of refuse on fire.  

Hackness Road, Scarborough

Time of call: 14:45

A crew from Scarborough have attended reports of a fire in the open. This turned out to be controlled burning and advice given.

A1M Northbound J51 Leeming

Time of call: 14:49

A crew from Harrogate have extinguished a car fire on the A1 motorway. Crews used a hose reel jet and made the vehicle safe.

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