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Incident summary - Day shift Tuesday 12th March

12th March 2019

Incident Summary –Day shift – Tuesday  12th March

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 07:11

Tadcaster crew attended an alarm activation at a commercial property. This was a false alarm caused by accidental activation.

Hospital Fields Road, York

Time of call 07:34

Fire crews from York attended a smoke alarm activation at a commercial premises. This was a false alarm caused by a fault on the system.

Queen Street, Filey

Time of call 10:44

Filey crews responded to a smoke alarm activation at a residential premises. This was a false alarm caused by a fault on the system

Woodland Way, Huntington

Time of call 10:59

Huntington and York fire crews attended reports of smoke issuing from window. This was a false alarm, steam from boiler was mistaken for smoke.

Fulfordgate, York

Time of call 11:13

York fire crews attended a smoke alarm activation at public premises. This was a false alarm.

Beal, Selby

Time of call 13:47

Selby crews assisted an elderly person stuck in shower cubicle. Crews removed shower door and assisted Paramedics at the scene.


Time of call 16:00

Ripon crews rescued a male, in a vehicle stuck in moving water. It is believed the male drove through a ford but the vehicle cut out. Specialist water rescue teams were able to attach a winch to the vehicle and winch it from the water. Crews used a winch and water rescue equipment.

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