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Incident Summary Night Shift Friday 21st September 2018

22nd 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.


We also attended a number of fire alarm activations during the shift which turned out to be a false alarms.


18:52 – Bishopsthorpe, York

York crews were called to reports of a fire on a moored up houseboat on the river. Upon arrival and investigation crews found that the owner had successfully used a powder extinguisher to put out a dropped light. Crews investigated and carried out a full inspection and found the fire to be out on arrival. Advice was given to the occupier.


19:03 – Woodland Ravine, Scarborough

Scarborough crews were called to a fire seen in the open. Upon arrival crews found a bonfire on open ground. Crews used a hose reel to extinguish the fire.


20:54 – Redmire, Leyburn

Leyburn and Reeth crews were called to reports of smoke in a building. Upon investigation smoke was found inside the premises and no fire. The smoke was caused by a blocked chimney flue returning smoke to the building. Crews ventilated the property.


03:21 – Hambleton, Selby

An appliance from Selby attended this incident which involved a fire in the open approximately 5m by 5m in size, crews used a hose reel jet to extinguish.


03:43 – B1257, Hovingham

Appliances from Kirkbymoorside and Malton attended this incident which involved a single vehicle which had gone off road and flipped onto its roof, the single occupant of the vehicle was already out of the vehicle on arrival of the fire service and was being treated by the ambulance service.

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