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Incident Summary Night Shift Saturday 18th August 2018

19th 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.

TOC    17:00   Forest Drive, Colburn

A crew from Richmond extinguished a rubbish fire in woodland using one hose reel jet.

TOC    18:56   Olivers Mount, Scarborough

A crew from Scarborough attended a report of a fire in the open, this was found to be controlled burning under supervision.

TOC    19:14   Micklegate, York

A crew from York assisted with first aid following a road traffic collision until the arrival of an ambulance.

TOC    00:07   M62, Ferrrybridge

Crews from Selby, Pontefract and Snaith attended a van fire, breathing apparatus, one hose reel and pitchforks were used to extinguish the fire which is believed to be due to a fault in the engine compartment.

TOC    01:19   Acaster Malbis

A crew from York attended a car fire, two hose reels and two breathing apparatus were used to extinguish the fire which is believed to have been started deliberately.

TOC    02:10   Monk Fryston

Selby crew used a doorbreaker to gain access to a room where children had become trapped due to a faulty door lock.

TOC    04:43   Selby

Reports of smoke seen close to houses was found to be controlled burning in a rear garden. Selby crew gave advice.

In addition to the above, crews have attended reports of automatic fire alarms sounding in Knaresborough, Maunby, York, Leyburn & Thirsk, all of which were false alarms.

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