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Incident Summary - Day Shift Saturday 20th June 2020

19th June 2020

Incident Summary –DayShift Saturday 20th June 


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: 


Time: 09:10 

Location: Harmby, Leyburn 


Our Leyburn crews assisted the police with an oil spillage on the carriageway using drizzit pads. 


Time: 09:34 

Location: Preston-Under-Scar, Leyburn 


Crews from Leyburn, Reeth, Richmond and Colburn responded to reports of haybales on fire inside a barn. Crews extinguished the fire using one hose reel jet, two main jets, a thermal imaging camera and small gear. The cause is believed to have been accidental. 


Time: 10:22 

Location: York 


Crews from Acomb and Huntington responded to an automatic fire alarm sounding at a residential premises. This resulted in a false alarm due to a water leak into a smoke detector. 


Time: 14:15 

Location: Ripon 


Our Ripon crew responded to reports of an automatic fire alarm sounding at a residential premises. This resulted in a believed faulty smoke detector. 


Time: 15:22 

Location: Burn, Selby 


Crews from Selby, Tadcaster and neighbouring brigade Snaith responded to reports of a glider that had crashed near to the airfield. The crews extricated the male from the glider using cutting equipment before paramedics took him to hospital. 






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