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Summary for Day Shift 13 April 2017

12th April 2017

Summary for Dayshift 13 April 2017

Time: 07:48

Location: College on Gargrave Road, Skipton.

Skipton crew responded to a fire alarm activation due to system being tested. Advice given.

Time: 09:13

Location: Westgate, Pickering.

Pickering and Malton crews attended a conifer hedge fire of approximately 15m which spread to an adjacent garden hedge and fencing. Firecrews used one main and two hosereel jets to extinguish the fire which was caused due to embers from a garden fire spreading to the hedge.

Time: 09:27

Location: River Ouse, Clifton Ings, Rawcliffe.

The animal rescue unit from Malton rescued a cow trapped on the riverbank by use of lifting equipment after a vet sedated the animal, which was left in the care of the vet and owner.

Time: 10:27

Location: Alongside A1246, Fairburn.

Firecrews from Selby and the Pontefract appliance from West Yorkshire responded to report of a fire in the open next to the A1246. Crews used a hosereel jet to extinguish the fire to what was believed to have been a demolished and then dumped, former domestic garage.

Time: 11:11

Location: College on Filey Road, Scarborough.

Scarborough crew responded to a fire alarm activation due to dust from workmen.

Time: 11:50

Location: College on Filey Road, Scarborough.

Scarborough crew responded to a fire alarm activation due to dust from workmen, again. Advice given.

Time: 13:17

Location: Lineside, West of Lockton High Moor .

Lythe, and the argocat all terrain vehicle and a landrover from Goathland, together with assistance from North Yorkshire Moors Railway staff, extinguished a fire to approx. 750sqm of heathland by use of beaters and water backpacks. Fire started due to embers from passing steam train.

Time: 13:29

Location: Howldale Lane, Nawton.

Helmsley crew attended a hedge fire which they extinguished with one hosereel.

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