Incident summary – Saturday 16th September Night shift

Published 17th Sep 2023

17:09 Barden Road, Skipton 

Skipton crews responded to reports of a fire sighted in a field. On arrival and after inspection crew confirmed this was in fact controlled burning under good supervision.

17:59 Wetherby.

Tadcaster crews assisted West Yorkshire by attending a fire in their area. On arrival the crew from wetherby had the fire under control and North Yorkshire assistance was no longer required.

21:39 Pickering.

Crews from Pickering assisted Ambulance with a casualty. Incident then left with Ambulance.

21:49 Church Square, Whitby.

Whitby crew assisted Paramedics to gain access to property to treat male occupant. Crews used a door enforcer and incident was then left with Ambulance and Police.

22:43 Springhill, Tadcaster

Tadcaster crew investigated concerns of gas leaking in property. After investigation using gas detector no gas leak was identified. Advice given to occupier.

04:02 – Beech Wood Grove, Colburn

Crews from Colburn and Richmond responded to reports of a house filled with smoke after neighbours heard an alarm sounding. Crews discovered a small fire out on arrival confined within the oven. The cause was accidental and advice was given.

04:16 – Hewley Avenue, York

York crew assisted carers gaining entry into a property using small tools.


In addition Automatic fire activations were attended in Scarborough and Selby. These resulted in false alarms.