Incident Summary – Night Shift 24th March 2023

Published 25th Mar 2023

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.

18:34 Crambe, Malton
Crews from Malton responded to a report of a smell of gas in a residential property. Crews carried out a thorough check of the property and found a smell of oil fumes in the garage of the property. Carbon monoxide was also detected using a gas detector. The landlord of the property had isolated the boiler prior to the fire service’s arrival. Crews ventilated the property using a PPV fan until there was no traces of carbon monoxide being detected. Crews gave advice to the home occupier and carried out a safe and well check before leaving the incident with the landlord to arrange for a plumber to attend.

19:58 Scagglethorpe, Malton
A crew from Malton responded to a report of a chimney fire in a residential property. Crews extinguished the fire using chimney rods, thermal imaging camera, small tools, working at height equipment, roof ladder and Aerial Ladder Platform. The cause of the fire was due to an accumulation of soot. Crews carried out a safe and well visit.

21:09 Sheepdyke Lane, Hunmanby
A crew from Filey responded to a report of a fire sighted in the open. This was found to be a controlled burning of hay, wooden pallets and a trailer. Crews gave advice to the landowner.

22:47 Wetherby Road, Harrogate
An appliance from Harrogate attended an automatic fire alarm activation at a residential building. This was a false alarm caused by steam from cleaning, crews gave advice to on site staff.

00:06 North Street, Scarborough
Scarborough attended a fire involving a recycling bin, the bin suffered 100% damage. Crews extinguished and dampened down surrounding area using 1 hose reel jet. The cause of the fire was deliberate.

00:21 Woodland Avenue, Scarborough
Scarborough gained entry a domestic property to allow paramedics to treat a female casualty. Crews used a GAME kit and female was taken to hospital via road ambulance for further treatment.

03:02 Kilnsey, Grassington 
Crews from Grassington and Skipton responded to a report of a single vehicle RTC. Crews located a small cattle wagon its side in a field with the driver conscious but trapped. Crews removed the windscreen of the vehicle using a reciprocating saw and small tools in order to extricate the driver. The male driver was handed into the care of ambulance crews.

03:30 Beck Hole Road, Goathland
Crews from Goathland and Whitby responded to a request from ambulance crews to assist in lifting a casualty who had fallen in their property. Crews used crew power to assist in moving the casualty from the floor and left them in the care of ambulance crews.