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Incident summary - Night shift Saturday 22nd February

23rd February 2020


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.




Incident Summary Night Shift – Saturday 22nd February 2020






Time: 17:41


Location: Thirsk Road, Northallerton




Crews from Northallerton responded to a smoke alarm activation at a residential property. This was a false alarm caused by cooking fumes.




Time: 17:56


Location: Oxford Street, Scarborough




Crews from Scarborough responded to reports of some scaffolding looking unsafe due to the high wind. Crews attended and used a ladder and lighting to secure the scaffolding.




Time: 19:12


Location: Masham




Crew from Masham responded to a vehicle with four passengers inside, stuck in flood water. Crews confirmed that the occupants were in no danger and exited the vehicle. A recovery company were attending to recover the vehicle.




Time: 01:23


Location: Milby




A Fire Officer investigated floodwater levels reported to be very close to a property. The water levels were not reaching the property and advice was given to the occupant.




Time: 01:47


Location: Kirby Wharfe




Fire crews from Tadcaster responded to reports of rising water levels posing a rick to property. Crews confirmed that the village had their own private water pumps however they needed re-securing to the ground. Crews helped with digging new sump holes to secure the pumps.




Time: 02:20


Location: Nether Poppleton




Fire crews from Acomb responded to a garage on fire. The garage was attached to a residential property. The cause of the fire is believed to be a discarded cigarette. Fire was prevented from spreading to the house. Fire damage to garage and smoke damage to the property. Crews extinguished the fire using four breathing apparatus and two hose reel jets. The house had six occupants, all were alerted of the fire by the smoke alarm






In addition to the above incidents Crews from across the county responded to several automatic fire alarms. These were all false alarms.


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