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Incident Summary Day Shift Thursday 16th August 2018

16th August 2018

Incident Summary Day Shift Thursday 16th  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.

 A65, Skipton Time of call: 10:04

 A crew from Skipton and our colleagues from Keighley have attended a serious road traffic collision involving two vehicles. Crews extricated one female from a vehicle using hydraulic cutting gear and small tools before transferring her into the care of the paramedics.

Town Farm Close, Kirkbymoorside Time of call: 12:02

A crew from Kirkbymoorside have released a 15 month old child who managed to lock themselves into a bedroom. Crew gained access via the bedroom window and unlocked the door.   

Heslington Road, York Time of call: 13:27

Crews from York, Acomb and Huntington have attended a residential property that had smoke issuing from the basement. Crews carried out a search of the basement using four breathing apparatus and two hose reels before locating a small fire to an electrical unit. Crews ventilated the basement and gave advice to a responsible person.

High Cleugh, Ripon Time of call: 14:04

A crew from Ripon have extinguished a small campfire using wildfire sprayers. The cause is believered to be deliberate. 

Acaster Lane, Bishopthorpe Time of call: 16:31

A crew from York have assisted paramedics in transferring a male casualty into an ambulance. Crews used manpower only.

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