Incidents of interest


29/12/2021 5:15am


Farnham Road, Alton, United Kingdom

Firefighters tackle recycling waste fire in Alton

A blaze broke out within a 200-tonne pile of recyclable waste at a recycling centre on Farnham Road, Alton.

Crews from Alton, Surrey and Rushmoor were called at 5:15 this morning (29 Dec) and were supported by an Environmental Protection Unit from Romsey.

The site’s staff supported firefighters in removing some of the waste in order for the crews to access the fire and limit the spread.

HIWFRS used breathing apparatus, jets and hose reels to extinguish the blaze.

The stop message came in at 8:32.

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