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Incident Summary Day Shift 4th August 2020

4th August 2020

Incident SummaryDay Shift – Tuesday 4thAugust 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: Skipton 

Time of call: 06:12 

Crews from Skipton and Grassington responded to a report of a gas explosion at a food shack. On arrival crews found that there  


Location: Filey 

Time of call: 08:09 

Crew from Fileyresponded to a report of a 4 year old boy who had become trapped in the bathroom. Crews used a hooligan tool to gain access to the bathroom and release the child.  


Location: Scarborough 

Time of call: 10:55 

Crew from Scarborough responded to a report of people stuck in a lift in a commercial premises. Crews used lift keys to release two children aged 10 and 13 years old from the lift.  


Location: Tadcaster  

Time: 11:23 

Crews from Tadcaster responded to a report of a chimney fire at a residential property. Crews tackled the fire from the hearth and from the chimney stack using chimney kit, thermal imaging camera and a hose reel jet.  


Location: Filey 

Time: 13:52 

Crew from Filey responded to a report of a strong smell of smoke in a residential property. On arrival crews found a fire believed to be in a cooker that had then spread to a nearby chair. Crews extinguished the fire, ventilated the property and gave oxygen therapy to a female casualty who was suffering with slight smoke inhalation. The fire caused 100% fire to the chair and 50% fire damage to the cooker.   


Location: Acomb 

Time: 16:19 

Crew from Acomb attended a residential property following a call from an elderly male who was concerned that there was a gas leak. Crews gave advice and reassurance to the male and no further action was taken.  

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