Incidents of interest


04/06/2023 4:58pm


Cott Street, Swanmore, United Kingdom

Woman rescued from flat following tumble dryer fire

Firefighters were called to a tumble dryer fire within a first-floor flat in Swanmore yesterday afternoon shortly before 5pm.

Crews from Droxford, Bishop’s Waltham, Wickham and Fareham were on the scene to rescue one casualty who had suffered burns to her hands and smoke inhalation.

The ground-floor of the building on Cott Street used as a pub, was evacuated.

HIWFRS provided the casualty with immediate emergency care before they were passed into the care of South Central Ambulance Service paramedics.

Firefighters in breathing apparatus stopped the fire using hose reel jets before ventilating the property to clear smoke.

Crews left the scene at around 6pm.​

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