Firework/Bonfire related incidents from 5th November 2021

Published 6th Nov 2021

Here’s a round-up of the bonfire and firework related incidents we attended on 5th November.

Thanks to everyone for helping us have another fairly quiet bonfire night in York and North Yorkshire.

02:22 Catterick Garrison- building fire

Crews from Colburn and Richmond attended a fire to furniture stored within a garage believed to have been caused by a stray firework.

17:39  Whinny Hagg Lane, Hambleton, Selby- small fire in open

A crew from Selby used a hose reel jet to extinguish a bonfire that was too large

20:28 East Row car park, Sandsend, Whitby- small fire in open

A crew from Whitby used a hose reel jet to extinguish a rubbish/bin fire caused by fireworks being set off next to rubbish

21:24 Bankhead, Knaresborough- small fire in open

A crew from Knaresborough used a hose reel to extinguish a fire to a small area of hedge and a wheelie bin, caused by a stray firework.

21:48 Kingsway North, York- false alarm

A crew from Acomb attended reports of a bonfire being relit. On their arrival they found the remains of an organised bonfire with only ash remaining. No action required.

22:56 Area of A684, Bainbridge-small fire in open

A crew from Hawes used knapsack sprayers and beaters to extinguish the remains of a bonfire