Fire and Rescue Service attended a house fire on Princes Avenue in Withernsea on
Saturday, April 10.
Fire and Rescue Service received the call at 12.40pm on Saturday, arriving at
the scene seven minutes later. Three appliances attended the incident. This
included two engines from Withernsea and one from Hornsea’s fire station.
was first reported in the kitchen as a chip pan fire which was found to have
spread to the extraction hood. An occupant had attempted to tackle the blaze
with a damp cloth.
service entered the property wearing breathing apparatus and extinguished the
fire without a hose due to the nature of the chip pan fire. Extinguishing and
damping down methods were used.
resulted in fire, heat and smoke damage to the kitchen and the rest of the
property suffered smoke damage. A spokesperson for Humberside Fire and Rescue
Service told the Gazette that structural damage was avoided due to the “fast response
and professional job” by the crews involved.
occupant who attempted to extinguish the fire suffered smoke inhalation and was
provided with oxygen by the fire service before being seen by paramedics at the
service also confirmed that smoke detectors were fitted and activated in the
property and were in working order.
spokesperson for the fire service explained that in the event of a fire residents
should immediately “get out, stay out and call 999” to avoid risking their own
departed the scene between 1pm and 1.30pm after packing up the equipment
Farm burglary at
HUMBERSIDE Police are appealing for
information after a burglary at a farm in Ottringham.
Power tools were stolen from an open farm outbuilding
on Sunk Island Road, Ottringham between March 1 and April 12.
Police have confirmed all the tools are STIHL branded, which include a petrol
chain saw, hedge trimmer and a leaf blower.
In a post on Neighbourhood Alert, Mid-Holderness PCSO Darren Bainton said: “The
owner is unable to narrow the timeline down to when this burglary could had
occurred. If anyone has any information about this or had been offered sale of
the power tools, please call 101 with investigation number 16/39702/21. Please
check your own security and report suspicious activity to the police.”
Motor parts stolen from Mercedes minibus
HUMBERSIDE Police are appealing for information after motor parts
were stolen from a vehicle in Withernsea.
Mid-Holderness PCSO Darren
Bainton said: “Sometime between 1am Saturday, April 10 and 6.45am Monday, April
12, thieves had forced entry into a Mercedes Sprinter Minibus that was parked
up securely in a car park on Victoria Avenue, Withernsea.
“The vehicle's full exhaust system along with the air filter and catalytic
converter was stolen.”
Anyone who witnessed anything suspicious in the area during these times or have
captured any footage of the incident on CCTV/vehicle dashcam, or knows the
whereabouts of the vehicle parts; is asked to call Humberside Police on 101
with investigation number 16/39780/21.
Items stolen from storage container
HUMBERSIDE Police are appealing for
information following the theft of a petrol strimmer and tools from a storage
container in Burton Pidsea.
In a post on Neighbourhood Alert,
Mid-Holderness PCSO Darren Bainton said: “Sometime since midnight of Thursday, April
8 2021, person(s) had gained entry to a storage container located in a field on
Carr Lane, Burton Pidsea.
“Among the items stolen were a petrol strimmer and a tool box containing
fencing tools, bolt cutter, wrenches, wire cutters, hammers and pliers.
“If you witnessed anything suspicious near the location during this time,
captured any footage on CCTV/dashcam or know the whereabouts of the property;
please call the police on 101 with investigation number 16/38875/21.”