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Incident Summary Saturday 23rd March 2019

23rd March 2019


Incident Summary – Day Shift – Saturday 23rd 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.








Time of call: 0859


An appliance from Ripon attended a chimney fire at a domestic property. Crews extinguished the fire using a hose reel, 9m ladder, roof ladder and working at height gear. The cause of the fire was due to an accumulation of soot.




Newby, Scarborough


Time of call: 1023


Crews from Scarborough attended a small fire in a living room of a domestic property. The fire caused damage to paper and a UPVC window. The fire was out on arrival and crews carried out an inspection using a thermal imaging camera. The cause of the fire was accidental.




Sleights, Whitby


Time of call: 1250


Whitby and Goathland attended a Mercedes car on fire, the car suffered 100% fire damage and spread to a small area of moorland. Crews extinguished the fire and dampened down the area. 4 breathing apparatus, 2 hose reel jets and a thermal imaging camera were used at this incident. The cause of the fire was deliberate.






Time of call: 1301


A crew from Robin Hoods Bay attended a campervan on fire, the campervan suffered 90% fire damage and is believed to be caused by an electrical fault. Crews used 2 hose reel jets, 2 breathing apparatus, thermal imaging camera and small tools at this incident.






Time of call: 1309


Bedale attended 8m of garden hedge on fire,  crews extinguished the fire using 2 hose reel jets and gave oxygen therapy to a female occupant who suffered smoke inhalation. The cause of the fire is unknown.




Ousegate, Selby


Time of call: 1707


Selby attended an automatic fire alarm at a residential address, this was a false alarm caused by cooking fumes. No action taken by the fire service.




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