Incident Summary for the Night Shift of Thursday 23rd March

Published 24th Mar 2023

1939  Near Scaling Dam – A small amount of heather and moorland was accidentally ignited by a possible dropped light. A crew from Lythe used 2 hose reel jets to extinguish the fire.

2017  York Road area, Acomb – An Acomb crew assisted a family when they suspected they had a gas leak. It was a false alarm and the crews gave advice.

0612  Central Thirsk – Reports of smoke issuing from a commercial building. On arrival crews found anti-theft smoke device had activated accidentally. False alarm.


In addition to the above incidents we also attended 2 automatic fire alarm calls in York.  Both were false alarms.