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Incident summary 21 October Nightshift 2019

22nd October 2019

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.

Hanger Lane, Carlton, Selby – Time of call 18:48

Selby and Snaith firecrews extinguished a fire within a storage room of an industrial premises – the cause being accidental.

Fossgate, York – Time of call 18:53

York firecrew responded to a smoking car which ended being a false alarm due to an overheated engine.

Applegarth, Northallerton – Time of call 19:33

Northallerton firecrew extinguished a bin fire using a bucket of water after it had been started deliberately by youths.

Harrogate Time of call 22:12

Harrogate crew assisted paramedics in gaining entry into a domestic premises for an fallen female within.

Upgang Lane, Whitby – Time of call 22:49

Whitby, Lythe and Scarborough crews responded to a report of a washing machine smoking. On attendance, occupier had isolated power to the appliance which showed no signs of fire damage. However, firecrews removed the appliance outside the premises for peace of mind for the occupier.


Manor Road, Harrogate – Time of call 00:51

Harrogate and Knaresborough crews responded to a report of a tumble dryer on fire in a residential premises. The fire was out on Brigade arrival, and one female was treat for hand burns by Ambulance personnel.


Crews from Scarborough, Selby, Scarborough again, and Northallerton attended automatic alarm activations during the night, all were false alarms due to a faulty detector, low alarm battery, defective head and another faulty detector head, respectively.

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