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Incident Summary 1st December

2nd December 2020

1st December

08:24 A661, Spofforth- Road Traffic Collision

Harrogate crews attended a road traffic collision involving two cars. There was no-one trapped in either vehicle but crews assisted ambulance crews with the casualties. Two casualties (one from each vehicle) were taken to hospital by road ambulance. 

09:14 Colburn fire station- 

A female attended the fire station with a ring stuck on their finger. Crews used a ring cutter to remove the ring

09:43 West Witton- Road Traffic Collision 

A crew from Leyburn attended this single vehicle road traffic collision. The occupant of the vehicle was out of the vehicle on the arrival of crews, who worked to make the scene safe

09:56 Selby- false alarm

10:04 Tadcaster - false alarm

10:57 Maple Drive, Scarborough- residential fire

A crew from Scarborough attended an incident where something had been left on top of the hob which then caught fire. The fire burnt itself out but caused fire damage to the hob and extractor, it also caused around 20% smoke damage to the kitchen. Crews used a thermal imgaing camera to check for hot spots, and isolated the electrics to the extractor fan and oven. They also fitted smoke alarms to the property.

11:05 Settle- false alarm

12:17 York- false alarm

12:55 Northallerton- false alarm caused by a faulty detector head

13:00 Hudswell -small fire in open

Crews from Colburn and Richmond attended a 10m x20m fire to gorse bushes. They used two hose reel jets to put the fire out and dampen down the area

13:22 Selby -false alarm caused by dust in the detector head.

13:43 Malham, Skipton -residential fire

Crews from Skipton and Settle attended an incident involving a propane cylinder. The cylinder was being used to light an aga, but it is believed it had a faulty ignition point and ignited. This caused approx 5 square metres of fire damage to kitchen walls and fittings. Crews wearing breathing apparatus used a hose reel jet to tackle the fire and moved the cylinder outside. The female occupant who was using the cylinder at the time suffered superficial burns to their hands

Overnight crews attended a number of alarms sounding throughout the county including in Scarborough, Settle, York, Whitby, Hawes and Scarborough  which were all false alarms

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