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Incident Night shift 21st September 2020

21st September 2020

Incident SummaryNightShift Monday 21st September2020. 

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: 18:36 

Location: Strensall 

Huntington attending a fire involving bushes that had been set deliberately. Crews extinguished it using buckets of water and knapsack sprayers.  


Time: 20:13 

Location: Lawrence Street, York 

Acomb and York attended a fire in a ground floor living room of a domestic property. The fire caused 100% fire damage to a sofa and 100% smoke logging throughout the entire property. Crews extinguished the fire and ventilated the property. 4 breathing apparatus, 2 hose reel jets, lighting, thermal imaging camera and a positive pressure ventilation fan were used. The cause of the fire was accidental.  


Time: 20:41 

Location: A59 Upper Poppleton 

Crews from Huntington, Acomb and Tadcaster attended a 4 car RTC. All occupants were out on arrival of crews and 1 male was being checked over by paramedics on scene for minor injuries. Crews assisted with scene safety.  


Time: 20:47 

Location: Thornton Le Moor 

2 appliances from Northallerton attended a fire to a log store. The fire caused damage to the log store, 5m of garden fencing and 1m guttering downpipe. The fire was extinguished prior to arrival of crews by the homeowners, crews carried out an inspection only using a thermal imaging camera.  


Time: 20:48 

Location: Rawdon Avenue, York 

Huntington extinguished a fire involving approx 4sqm of scrubland using 1 hose reel jet. The cause of the fire is believed to be deliberate 


Time: 06:48 

Location: Brayton 

2 appliances from Selby were mobilised to reports of smoke coming from a lift shift at residential building. After an investigation crews confirmed this was a false alarm with no signs of fire or smoke in the building. Crews advised on site staff to contact a lift engineer.  



North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue also attended automatic fire alarm activations in Knaresborough, Northallerton, Selby and York. All of these activations were false alarms. 



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