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Incidents of Interest

  1. Recent incidentHeathland burned by Gosport wildfire 18/07/2018An area of heathland the size of a football pitch was scorched by fire near Gosport. Firefighters discovered two separate seats of fire on the patch of land at Browndown, so were forced to fight the flames from multiple locations. Thirty firefighters were needed to surround the fires. They used hoses and beaters to extinguish the flames. The fires were out by just after 7pm but crews remained on the scene to damp down and ensure there were no further ignitions. No-one was...
  2. Recent incidentFirefighters rescue man from roof in Farnborough house fire17/07/2018More than 50 firefighters were called to a house blaze in Alexandra Road, Farnborough. Eight engines from Rushmoor, Fleet, Hartley Wintney and Surrey Fire and Rescue Service attended with numerous support vehicles. The aerial ladder platform was also on the scene. One man was rescued from the roof with a 135m ladder and passed into care of South Central Ambulance Service (SCAS). The three-floor property was semi-detached and had been converted into bedsits. The fire was on the first floor and...