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Incident summary Dayshift 29 September 2018

29th September 2018

In order 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.


A65, Skipton – Time of call 08:53

Crews from Skipton and Grassington responded to a 2 car RTC with persons reported trapped. Crews used hydraulic cutting equipment to free x2 males aged in their 20s, who, together with a third occupant who had not been trapped, were checked over at scene for bruising.

Hellifield – Time of call 09:29

An appliance from Barnoldswick released a pregnant female from a lift safely in a residential establishment.

A59, Draughton – Time of call 09:56

While returning from a previous RTC, a Fire Brigade officer came across a 3 car minor RTC. He carried out traffic management till the Police arrived shortly after, and had requested via Fire Control, an Ambulance for x1 male aged approx. 60 years described as walking wounded.

Near Boroughbridge – Time of call 11:23

Crews from Boroughbridge and Ripon responded to reports of smoke issuing from a B&B establishment. Burning curtains had been moved outside the premises on Fire Brigade arrival, with the room effected also suffering slight fire damage to a window interior and a small area of carpet. Firecrews used buckets of water to dowse the curtains, and a thermal camera to check the premises interior. The cause was due to strong sunlight reflecting from a mirror onto the curtains.


There were also fire alarm activations in Settle, South Milford, with the respective causes being: cooking fumes, steam from a shower

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