Fire crews called to incidents in Dalby Forest and Brompton-by-Sawdon

Fire crews from Kirbymoorside, Pickering, Sherburn and Scarborough were called to two out of control fires yesterday.

By Louise Perrin
Thursday, 7th July 2022, 9:21 am
Updated Thursday, 7th July 2022, 9:23 am
Fire crews were called to incidents in Brompton-by-Sawdon and Dalby Forest
Fire crews were called to incidents in Brompton-by-Sawdon and Dalby Forest

At 11:07am Pickering crew and Kirbymoorside’s argocat attended a deep seated fire in Dalby Forest measuring 2m x 2m.

Crews used 16 knapsack sprayers, beaters and a shovel to extinguish the blaze.

The fire was believed to have been caused by a campfire left unattended.

At 17:56 Crews from Sherburn and Scarborough attended a fire to a 100 tonne muck heap.

Hose reel jets along with a tractor to spread the heap out were used to extinguish the fire.

No injuries have been reported.