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Incident Summary – Night Shift Tuesday 22nd September 2020.

22nd September 2020

Incident Summary – Night Shift Tuesday 22nd September 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.



Time: 17:23

Location: Mickleby, Saltburn by the Sea

Crews from Lythe and Whitby responded to reports of a generator on fire next to a grain store. On arrival crews confirmed the generator was well alight inside a barn. The fire had spread to the barn and its contents - approx 150 tonnes of grain. Crews requested another appliance for assistance. Danby were mobilised. Crews extinguished the fire using two hose reel jets and four breathing apparatus.


Time: 17:55

Location: Primrose Grove, Selby

Crews from Selby attended a car on fire. The car fire was out on arrival of crews. Car owner had used a dry powder extinguisher. Crews used thermal imaging camera to make the scene safe. The cause of the fire is believed to be an electrical fault.


Time: 22:53

Location: Eastfield, Scarborough

Fire crews from Scarborough responded to reports of flooding inside a domestic property. Crews isolated the water supply and gave advice to the house holder.


Time: 00:52

Location: Scarborough

Fire crews from Scarborough, Filey and Sherburn responded to reports of flat fire. On arrival crews confirmed fire in basement flat.


Time: 00:56

Location: Station Rise, York

Crews from York and Acomb responded to reports of a fire in a commercial property. On arrival crews confirmed a fire had occurred in the dishwasher but was out on their arrival. Minimal fire damage was caused.





North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue also attended automatic fire alarm activations in Harrogate, Huntington, Scarborough. All these activations were false alarms.




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