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Incident Summary - Day Shift Sunday 17th March

17th March 2019

Incident Summary – Day Shift Sunday 17th March

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.

 Animal rescue – near Boroughbridge

Time of call: 0741 hours

A Fire Officer has liaised with a local farmer and provided advice, after 40 sheep became stuck on a ridge of land in a flooded field. Farmer was able to open a gate and walk the sheep to the safety of an unflooded field nearby without placing himself in danger.

 False alarm – Rutland Drive, Harrogate

Time of call: 0750 hours

A crew from Harrogate has responded to a smoke alarm activation in a residential property. This was a false alarm due to a fault on the detection system.

 Animal rescue – Langthorpe, near Boroughbridge

Time of call: 0741 hours

A Fire Officer has liaised with a local farmer and provided advice, after 48 pregnant sheep became stuck in a flooded field. Due to extent of flooding, a rescue was unable to be attempted at this time. Advice given to farmer.

 Lift rescue – Station Road, York

Time of call: 0910 hours

A crew from York has rescued 2 people from a lift at a commercial property. Crew used lift keys.

 Flooding – Commercial Street, Tadcaster

Time of call: 0959 hours

A crew from Tadcaster has been called to flooding in the cellar of a commercial property. Crew used a light portable pump to remove water from the property.

 Flooding – off New Street, Tadcaster

Time of call: 1022 hours

Crews from York and Tadcaster, along with the water recue unit from Selby, have carried out welfare checks on residents at 3 domestic properties which flooded when the River Ure burst its banks. Advice was given and all residents are remaining in their properties at this time.

 Flooding – Broughton Road, Skipton

Time of call: 1044 hours

A crew from Skipton has pumped water from a narrow boat on the Leeds to Liverpool canal after it began to take on water due to a faulty waste pipe. Crew used a light portable pump and a Tirfor winch to remove the water.

 Rescue – Cattal bridge, Cattal

Time of call: 1047 hours

Crews from Knaresborough and York have responded to reports of 2 vehicles trapped in floodwater. Crew used water rescue equipment to confirm no persons were in the vehicles. Both cars left in floodwater until owners can arrange recovery.

 False alarm – Shipton Road, York

Time of call: 1114 hours

A crew from Huntington has responded to a smoke alarm activation in a commercial property. This was a false alarm due to steam.

 Fire – Harker Hill, Gayle

Time of call: 1207 hours

A crew from Hawes has dealt with a fire in a stone built outhouse, used as a wood/coal shed.  Fire, heat and smoke damage to timber roof and door and to the contents of the building. The cause is believed to be accidental. Crew used 1 hose reel jet, 2 breathing apparatus and hand tools.

 False alarm – Hampsthwaite

Time of call: 1209 hours

2 crews from Harrogate have been called to reports of a cooker fire in a domestic property. This was a false alarm due to smoke from grease over heating on a grill element. Crew ventilated smoke from property and gave advice. No equipment used.

 Rescue – Mill Lane, Stutton

Time of call: 1242 hours

2 crews from Tadcaster have rescued 2 people from a Land Rover stuck in flood water. Vehicle left in situ until owner can arrange recovery. Advice given .

 Lift rescue – Swadford Street, Skipton

Time of call: 1314 hours

A crew from Skipton has released 2 persons trapped in a lift in a residential property. Manpower only used to lower the lift car.

 Fire – Leeman Road, York

Time of call: 1321 hours

Crews from Acomb and York have been called to a cooker on fire in a residential property. The fire in the grill pan was out on our arrival. Crew ventilated the property and carried out an inspection. Cause believed to be an accumulation of grease in grill.

 False alarm – Mill Lane, Pickering

Time of call: 1416 hours

A crew from Pickering has been called to reports of a fire in the open. This was a false alarm due to controlled burning under supervision.

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