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Incident summary Nightshift 15 October 2020

15th October 2020

Incident SummaryNightShift Thursday 15th October 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. 


Location: Boroughbridge 

Time of call: 17:58 

Crew from Boroughbridge responded to reports of a chimney fire in the area. On arrival they found a small fire behind the heat plate of a log burner. Crews removed the heat plate and used small tools and 1 hose reel jet to extinguish the fire. 

Location: York 

Time of call: 19:30 

Crew from York responded to reports of 3 people trapped in a lift at a property in York. Crews used lift keys and small tools to release them from the lift. 

Location: Green Hammerton 

Time of call: 21:50 

Crew from Acomb responded to reports of a chimney fire at a premises in Green Hammerton. On arrival crews found a burning stove still in operation. They worked to remove the fuel and dismantled the stove to allow inspection of the flue. They used small tools and a thermal imaging camera to ensure the fire was out. 

Location: Grassington 

Time of call: 22:18 

Crew from Grassington and Skipton responded to reports of a microwave giving off smoke at a residential premise. On arrival crews found the fire to have been confined to the microwave and was already out on arrival of crews. The microwave was removed from the premises. 


Throughout the night crews from Scarborough, Skipton also attended automatic fire alarms throughout the county 

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