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Incident summary - Day shift Wednesday 5th August

5th August 2020

Incident Summary Day Shift – Wednesday 5th August 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: Ruswarp  

Time: 14:47 

Crews from Whitby responded to reports of a fire sighted in some bushes beside a footpath. Crews gained access on foot and extinguished fire measuring 10 sqm using beaters and wildfire backpacks  


Location: Bishopthorpe, York 

Time: 15:44 

Crews from Acomb responded to a smoke alarm activation at a residential property. This was a false alarm caused by a faulty detector.  


Location: B6265 

Time: 16:35 

Crews from Summerbridge responded to reports of a fire sighted in a field. This turned out to be controlled burning under supervision. Crews were not required. 

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