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Incident summary - Wednesday 5th December

5th December 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.


Sherburn in Elmet - Time of call 09:06

Tadcaster fire crews responded to a refuse wagon on fire. Cause of fire is believed to be a car battery. Crews extinguished fire using a hose reel jet. Damage was confined to the waste inside the wagon


B6265, Aldborough - Time of call 13:34

Fire crews from Boroughbridge and Knaresborough responded to a two vehicle road traffic collision. No people were trapped. Crews administered first aid and made the scene safe.


A174, Ellerby - Time of call 14:18

Whitby fire crews responded to a car fire involving an Audi. Crews extinguished fire using two hose reels and two breathing apparatus.


A1 Northbound Junc 51 Leeming - Time of call 16:03

Fire crews from Ripon, Boroughbridge and Bedale attended a two vehicle road traffic collision. No people were trapped. No assistance was required by fire service.


Alma Square, Scarborough - Time of call 16:17

Scarborough crews responded to reports of a smell of burning inside a property. This was a false alarm caused by fumes from a still saw.


Crossgates, Scarborough -Time of call 16:17

Scarborough and Filey crews attended a house fire, this involved cooking oil inside cooker and was out on arrival of Fire Service. Crews assisted with first aid and making scene safe.



In addition to the listed incidents NYFRS attended several automatic fire alarms – all of which were false alarms. 




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