Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service: incidents of interest

Incidents of interest

Related Incidents

Incident date and timeIncident TypeDescription of IncidentIncident Location
01/04/2020 19:11More than 60 firefighters tackle North Gorley thatchCrews from across the county have tackled a blaze at a thatch cottage near Fordingbridge. Nine engines and support vehicles attended including an aerial ladder platform. Firefighters used six jets, six sets of breathing apparatus and foam. The roof of the cottage was destroyed by the fire. The stop message was at 01.02 and crews remained on the scene.North Gorley
Hampshire
SP6 2PE
United Kingdom
22/02/2020 22:45Thirty-five firefighters tackle blaze in Aldershot Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service received a call at 15:23 regarding an incident in High Street, Aldershot. Six appliances attended carrying crews from Rushmoor, Basingstoke and Fleet. A cross border response was co-ordinated with Surrey Fire and Rescue Service. The fire involved the ground and first floor of an un-used commercial property. No casualties were reported at the scene. Thirty-five firefighters used eighteen breathing apparatus, three jets, two hose reels, one thermal...High Street
Hampshire
GU11 1BY
United Kingdom
20/02/2020 02:52Accidental roof fire requires cross-border response50 firefighters from across Rushmoor, Basingstoke, Yateley, HQ, Eastleigh, Tadley, Alresford, Petersfield, and Surrey Fire and Rescue Service were mobilised to a domestic fire on Cranmore Lane in Aldershot early this morning. On arrival, smoke and flames were seen issuing from the roof space of the three-storey detached property. All the occupants had evacuated the building and the road was closed whilst emergency service vehicles worked. By 04:00 the roof was fully involved in the...Cranmore Lane
Hampshire
GU11 3AJ
United Kingdom
10/02/2020 17:49Hampshire firefighters battle Shirley building blazeMore than 70 firefighters from across Hampshire tackled a large fire near Shirley High Street. Just before 6pm yesterday evening crews from Redbridge, St Mary’s, Hightown, Romsey, Totton, Fareham, Lyndhurst, Botley, Winchester, Eastleigh, Hythe, Lymington and Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service were called to Victor Street in Southampton. On arrival they found a disused social club well alight before using breathing apparatus, jets, hose reels and the aerial ladder platform to...Victor Street
Southampton
SO15 5LH
United Kingdom
04/02/2020 06:46Over 50 people evacuated after garage fire in AldershotMore than 60 firefighters and 14 fire engines from Hampshire, Royal Berkshire and Surrey fire and rescue services were called to a commercial garage fire on Elms Road, Aldershot early this morning (4 February). On arrival, crews were faced with flames and thick smoke as tyres and cars were involved in the blaze within the two-storey workshop. A turntable ladder and two aerial ladder platforms were mobilised for firefighting. Residents of neighbouring properties were evacuated by fire...Elms Road
Hampshire
GU11 1LH
United Kingdom
16/01/2020 08:56Basingstoke firefighters tackle workshop fire which spread to adjoining propertiesA workshop fire at the back of a property on Pyotts Hill in Basingstoke spread to the roof of two semi-detached houses just before 9AM this morning (16 Jan). Crews from Basingstoke, Odiham, Rushmoor, Tadley and Overton were called to the scene where they utilised the aerial ladder platform to access the roof which was well alight. Firefighters salvaged possessions from inside the houses where fortunately no persons or animals were involved. Eight sets of breathing apparatus, three...Pyotts Hill
Old Basing
Hampshire
RG24 8AR
United Kingdom
09/01/2020 11:56Nothing rattles our firefighters…Eastleigh firefighters dash-ed to the rescue after a woman’s pet snake had escaped and was hiding in the dashboard of her car. Having picked up the three-foot albino corn snake from a friend the previous day, the constrictor had slithered from its box whilst being driven home and hid itself within the white Ford Fiesta. The woman attempted to retrieve the animal herself – using a dead mouse to coax it out – before pulling up at the fire station as a last resort. Using a snake-eye...Steele Close
Chandler's Ford
Hampshire
SO53 3AA
United Kingdom
08/01/2020 03:30Crews from across Hampshire battle fire in Aldershot High StreetFirefighters from across Hampshire and Surrey were called to a car wash and tyre centre on Aldershot High Street in the early hours of this morning (08 Jan) after a fire had broken out involving tyres and cylinders. Crews from Rushmoor, Guildford, Farnham, Fleet, Camberley, Basingstoke, HQ, and Alton brought the fire under control and extinguished it using CAFS (compressed air foam system), four jets, two hose reels, 12 breathing apparatus’, and tactical ventilation. The building was...High Street
Hampshire
GU11 1DJ
United Kingdom
05/01/2020 17:46More than 60 firefighters tackle thatched roof fire in Hampshire villageCrews from both Hampshire and Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service were called just before 6pm last night (05 Jan) to the house in Hartley Wespall near Hook. With the first floor and roof of the two-storey building well alight the incident was made ‘Pumps 10’ as more resources were required. No casualties were involved in the blaze as fire appliances came from Basingstoke, Hartley Wintney, Odiham, Tadley, Rushmoor, Overton, Winchester, St Mary's as well as Berkshire alongside...Hartley Wespall
Hampshire
RG27 0BJ
United Kingdom
04/01/2020 03:20Control operators provide life saving advice during Portsmouth blaze Control room operators provided fire survival guidance before firefighters arrived to help residents escape a fire in Portsmouth. Hampshire Fire Control received a call at 3.20am reporting a ground floor fire in a building consisting of flats on Fountain Street. Crews from Southsea, Cosham and Portchester were mobilised to the incident as the call handler supplied fire survival advice over the phone to the residents. The fire involving bins in a stairwell of the three-storey...Edinburgh Road
Portsmouth
PO1 1DE
United Kingdom