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Incident Summary Day Shift Wednesday 9th January 2019

9th January 2019

Incident Summary Day Shift Wednesday 9th January 2019

Crews from around the county have attended a number of automatic fire alarms tonight, notably in the Scarborough, Harrogate and Malton areas. Thankfully all of these have been false alarms.

Dacre, Time of call 11:12

A crew from Harrogate have attended reports of a fire in the open on Heyshaw Moor. This turned out to be controlled burning.

Bondgate, Ripon Time of call: 13:07

A crew from Ripon have attended an automatic fire alarm.  On arrival crews found smoke exiting from a residential flat with one elderly gentleman still inside. Crews gained entry and rescued the gentleman before giving oxygen therapy while the remaining firefighters extinguished the fire. The cause of the fire was believed to be due to a chopping board left on the hob.

Royal Avenue, Scarborough Time of call: 14:12

Scarborough crews have responded to reports of an oven on fire. Crews ventilated the property by opening windows and gave advice to the owner. This was believed to be caused due to bacon left on the grill.


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