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Incident Summary Day Shift Saturday 18th August 2018

18th August 2018

Incident Summary Day Shift Saturday 18th  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.

Barwick Terrace, Scarborough

Time of call: 08:43

A crew from Scarborough have extinguished a washing machine on fire using a dry powder extinguisher. Crews removed the appliance from the property an d into the open air. The cause was believed to be due to an electrical fault.  

Skelton Road, Boroughbridge

Time of call: 09:01

Crews from Ripon and Boroughbridge have investigated reports of a corn field on fire. After a thorough investigation of the area, crews believe this alarm was cause due to a tractor pulling some machine in a field and as a result was kicking up white dust into the air.  

Lancaster Park Road, Harrogate

Time of call: 11:34

A crew from Harrogate have extinguished a fire on board an ambulance. The fire was confined to the engine compartment and crews used a hose reel jet to dampen down. Everyone was out of the ambulance on arrival of the Fire Service.

Blands Hill, Knaresborough

Time of call: 11:37

A crew from Knaresborough have investigated reports of black smoke rising from behind a village hall. Crews found this to be controlled burning and gave advice to the responsible person.

Sherringham Drive, York

Time of call: 12:08

A crew from Acomb have extinguished a small amount of rubbish on fire using a hose reel jet.

Merrydale, Scarborough

Time of call: 13:30

A crew from Scarborough have extinguished a wooden statute that was believed to be deliberately set on fire by youths.

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