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Incident Summary Day Shift Wednesday 19th September 2018

19th 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

Raincliff woods Time of call: 08:55

A crew from Scarborough attended a fire in the woods. This was a fire to trees and leaves.

Priest Close, HunmanbTime of call: 09:50

Crews from Sherburn and Filey were called to fire in a kitchen. The fire was out on our arrival and no assistance was needed by the Fire Brigade.

Meadow View, Sherburn in Elmet Time of call:13:24

Crews were called to a roof that had collapsed. This was left with the owners of the property. No action was taken by Fire Brigade.

Robin Lane, High Bentham Time of call:13:54

A crew from Bentham and an officer were called to assess an incident of a tree that was believed to be hanging dangerously over a property. After assessment the crews found the tree to be safe and secure therefore no action was taken by Fire Service 


A171, Egton Time of call:13:45

We received multiple calls to inform us of gorse that was on fire. Crews from Whitby and Lythe attended this incident. This was a fire to an area measuring 30m which was extinguished using 3 hose reels. This was believed to have been caused by discarded smoking materials.

Upsall Road, South Kilvington  Time of call: 14:18 
A crew from Thirsk were called to sparks coming from a live power line onto a field and garden. This was a false alarm and no fire was found.

Thornton in Craven, Skipton Time of call: 14:29

A crew from Skipton and a crew from North West Fire attended to a male trapped in his car by a fallen tree. The male was taken to hospital via road ambulance.

Thormanby Time of call:14:41

A crew from Thirsk and an officer were called to an unsafe branch hanging close to a property. Crews snapped the branch using a winch and strops and made this safe.


Stepney Road, Scarborough Time of call: 14:53

 A crew from Filey and an officer were called to a large branch overhanging a public footpath. Crews removed the branches with a saw to make this safe.


Colburn Lane, Colburn  Time of call:15:01

An officer was called to assess a dangerous structure of a roof lifting off a building. This was left with builders and no action was taken by Fire Service.


West Garth, Sherburn Time of call: 15:31

A crew from Sherburn were called to a fire to a hedge measuring 3m which then spread to grass measuring 5m. The cause was unknown and the crews extinguished this using a hose reel jet.


Grantley Time of call: 15:42

Crews from Summerbridge and Ripon were called to a fire to a wooden outbuilding measuring approximately 3m by 6m. Crews used a hose reel jet and a thermal imaging camera to extinguish this.


Rimington Avenue, Richmond Time of call:15:46

A crew from Richmond were called to an overhanging branch that could possibly cause a risk of danger .Crews removed this from the roadway.


Parliament Street, Harrogate Time of call:16:01

A crew from Harrogate were called to assist with rescuing two people who had become stuck in a lift following a power cut in a commercial premises. The people were rescued following assistance from a lift engineer.


Station Road, Brompton Time of call: 16:21

A call was received to make us aware of an overhanging branch that could possibly bring down a power line. A crew from Northallerton are currently in attendance ensuring that the road is closed and this will not cause injury to the public.


 In addition to these incidents we also attended automatic fire alarm activations in Skipton, Scarborough, York, Middleton Tyas  These were all false alarms.  




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