Incident Summary – Friday 22/10/2021 Night Shift

Published 23rd Oct 2021

In order to ensure 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

Walmgate, York – 1907
Acomb attended flooding in a flat. Crews were able to isolate the water and electrics within the building and advised the owner to contact an emergency plumber and electrician. Crews left the incident in the hands of the building management company.

Water End, York – 2041
Acomb crew gained entry to a domestic property to allow paramedics to treat a female casualty inside. Crews gained entry using a triple extension ladder and left the incident in the hands of Yorkshire Ambulance Service.

Bullamore Road, Northallerton – 2138
2 appliance from Northallerton were mobilised to reports of a fire at the rear of a house. On arrival crews extinguished a small fire close to the rear door of a property. They used 1 hose reel jet and gave advice to the home owners.

Castle Road, Scarborough – 2259
Appliances from Scarborough, Sherburn and Filey were mobilised to reports of smoke seen coming from a flat. On arrival it was found to be youths who had set fire to a small amount of clothing and thrown it from a window in the property to a yard area below. The clothing was stamped out prior to fire service arrival. Crews ventilated the property using a positive pressure ventilation fan and gave advice to the occupants.

Weeland Road, Eggborough – 2309
Both Selby crews attended a single vehicle RTC where a Audi car had left the roadway and ended up wedged in a tree. Crews were able to stabilise the vehicle using a ratchet strap and stabfast stabilisation equipment. The male driver inside the vehicle was then rescued from the vehicle using a triple extension ladder and crew power. The male was then taken to hospital via road ambulance suffering from a head injury.

North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service have also attended multiple automatic fire alarm activations in York, Acomb, Thirsk and Huntington. All of these were false alarms.