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Incident Summary Sunday 14th April Day Shift

14th April 2019

Incident Summary Sunday 14th April Day Shift

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 0856    Location: Falsgrave Road, Scarborough

Scarborough crew extinguished a fire in a litter bin using a hose reel. The cause was accidental.

Time 1028    Location: A1 Northbound near Junction 49

Crews from Boroughbridge, Ripon and Thirsk extinguished a car fire on the hard shoulder of the A1. The car was completely destroyed by the fire, which was thought to have started by a mechanical fault. Crews used hose reels and breathing apparatus.

Time 1109    Location: Hopgrove area, York

Huntington and York crews responded to reports of a fire alarm sounding. On arrival they found smoke issuing from a domestic property. Food left unattended on a hob had burned. Crews removed the burnt food and ventilated the property.

Time 1239    Location: Cowesby

Fire in wood spotted by a passer-by turned out to be grass on fire on a hillside. Crews from Thirsk and Northallerton used backpack sprayers to extinguish.

Time 1257    Location: Harrogate Fire Station

Crews removed a ring from the finger of a female aged approximately 50 after she presented at the Fire Station. Ring cutters were used.

Time 1352    Location: Lothersdale, nr Skipton

A chimney fire in a 2-storey house was extinguished by a Skipton crew using ladders and chimney kit. The fire was caused by foam used to seal the chimney catching fire.

Time 1546    Location: Montrose Avenue, York

Acomb crew attended a small rubbish fire on the side of the river bank. A hose reel was used.

In addition to the above incidents our crews attended automatic fire alarm activations in York, Richmond and Acomb.  All were false alarms.

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