Firefighters called to gain access to derelict building

Firefighters were called to gain access to a derelict building in Catterick Garrison yesterday.

A crew from Colburn attended the incident in Shute Road at about 7.30pm at the request of the police.

A spokesperson for North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service said: “At request of the police, Colburn appliance used tools to gain access to a derelict building with youths believed to be within.”

The Colburn crew was also called to Brompton-on-Swale on Monday evening to reports of a bush on fire.

The fire which was believed to have been started by youths was out on their arrival.