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Incident Summary - Day Shift Friday 24th January

24th January 2020

Incident Summary – Day Shift Friday 24th January

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.

Road traffic collision – High Street, Knaresborough

Time of call: 1009 hours

An officer has assisted at the scene of a road traffic collision involving 1 female who had been knocked over. The officer parked his vehicle across the road for traffic control whilst ambulance dealt with casualty. 1 female taken to hospital.

 Road traffic collison – A165, Speeton

Time of call: 1112 hours

A crew from Filey has made safe 3 vehicles following a traffic collision. No persons trapped. 2 casualties perceived a precautionary check up on scene from ambulance crew. Fire crew used cutters, spreaders and hand tools. Incident left with Police.

Road traffic collision – Main Street, Appleton-le-Street

Time of call:

A crew from Malton has been called to a single vehicle road traffic collision involving a van which had left the road and landed in a ditch, clipping an electricity pole in the process. 55 year old male assisted from vehicle and taken to hospital. Crews removed hedge to allow access to vehicle. Hydraulic cutting gear, dry powder extinguisher, saw and axe used.

False alarm – Gargrave

Time of call: 1235 hours

A crew from Skipton has responded to a smoke alarm activation in a commercial property. This was a false alarm due to a test being carried out on the system. Advice given to staff.

False alarm – Danebury Drive, Acomb

Time of call: 1453 hours

A crew from Acomb has responded to a smoke alarm activation in a residential property. This was a false alarm due to deodorant spray.

House fire – off Pannal Ash Road, Harrogate

Time of call: 1507 hours

2 crews from Harrogate and a crew from Knaresborough have dealt with a grill pan fire in a semi-detached domestic property. Damage was limited to food item and grill pan. Extinguished by occupiers with a damp tea towel prior to arrival by fire service. Smoke alarms fitted but fire was discovered before they activated. Crew carried out an inspection with thermal imaging camera. The cause is believed to be accidental.

Effect entry – off Tadcaster Road, York

Time of call: 1552 hours

A crew from Acomb has been called to make entry to a domestic property after a 2 and a half year old boy locked his mum out of the house. Crew used bolt croppers to gain entry. Mother and child reunited.


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