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News in Brief: Lucky escape for family after chip pan fire
12:03pm Sunday 6th October 2013 in News
A fire officer said a family had a luck escape after their smoke alarm alerted them to a chip pan fire at about 1am on Friday, October 4 on Burgess Walk, York. On arrival the fire had been put out by an occupant of the house. The officer in charge said the family had been “extremely lucky” as their alarm had alerted them early enough to leave their property without harm. Fire crews advise people to fit smoke alarms to every level of their home and test them weekly.
WOMAN TRAPPED: Fire crews were called to help release a woman trapped in a car on Scarcroft Road, near York Racecourse at 6.15am on Saturday, October 5, following a traffic collision. The incident involved two cars. York firefighters used hydraulic cutting gear to release the woman, who was handed over to paramedics and taken to hospital.
CHILD’S BIKE STOLEN: Malton Police are appealing for witnesses and information following the theft of a child’s bike. The Zombie BMX bike was stolen from the front garden of a home on Fletton Road, Norton, sometime between September 17 and September 19. Officers would like to hear from anyone who saw anyone acting suspiciously in the area around the time of the incident. They should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101 and ask for PC Louise Beck or Malton Police, or email; email@example.com
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