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Incident Summary Day shift 3rd November

3rd November 2018


Incident Summary – Day Shift – Saturday 3rd November


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.






Dishwasher Fire – Lilac Avenue, York


Time of call 0753


Crews from Acomb and York attended a fire within a dishwasher at a residential address. The fire caused significant damage to the dishwasher only. Crews extinguished the fire using 1 hose reel jet  and removed the dishwasher from the property. It is believed the fire was caused by an electrical fault.




Fire in telephone manhole – St Johns Mews, Selby


Time of call 0949


Selby responded to reports of smoke issuing from a telephone manhole in the street. Crews inspected the manhole and found the fire was out on arrival. Incident was handed over to the phone company engineers




RTC – Stirling Road, York


Time of call 1021


Huntington and York attended a 2 car road traffic collision. On arrival crews found 1 young male being guided out by paramedics with a minor knee injury, all other occupants of vehicles were out on arrival and crews assisted with scene safety.




Fire in Electrical box – Coney Street, York


Time of call 1251


Acomb & York attended a fire in a main electrical supply box within a restaurant. The fire was out on arrival and crews used a thermal imagine camera and electrical gloves to inspect the box and isolate the electricity. The fire was caused by an electrical fault




Tumble Dryer Fire – Robb Close, Thirsk


Time of call 1323


Thirsk and Northallerton attended a tumble dryer that was smoking, this was due to overheating and not a fire. Crews inspected the appliance and gave advice to the owner.




North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service attended automatic fire alarms in Pickering & Skipton and a number of controlled burning incidents in Boroughbridge, Scarborough & Foxholes. All of these incidents turned out to be false alarms.


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