Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service: incidents of interest

Incidents of interest

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Incident date and timeIncident TypeDescription of IncidentIncident Location
17/09/2019 04:02Firefighters called to refuse fire in FarehamFirefighters were called in the early hours of the morning to a refuse fire at a Waste Transfer Site on Down End Road, Fareham. Fire engines from Fareham, Cosham, Wickham, Southsea and further support vehicles were called to the scene at 04:02. The blaze involved 100 tonnes of waste in an open fronted covered storage unit and was tackled with 19 sets of breathing apparatus, compressed air foam solution and hose reels. Firefighters worked to contain contaminated water to protect the...Portchester
Hampshire
PO16 8TR
United Kingdom
16/09/2019 23:55City centre rooftop blaze tackled by firefightersA fire broke out just before midnight yesterday in the roof space of a four-storey building on Oxford Street, Southampton. Firefighters were called from St Mary’s, Redbridge, Hightown, Eastleigh, Lyndhurst, Cosham, Totton, and Botley, with specialist vehicles also required including the aerial ladder platform. One casualty was treated by South Central Ambulance Service for smoke inhalation. The ground and first floor were used as a pizza restaurant, with the upper floors used as flats...John Street
Southampton
SO14 3DR
United Kingdom
07/09/2019 19:0380 Firefighters tackle thatched roof fire overnight, which destroys beautiful Hampshire home Fire Control was alerted to a two storey thatched roof fire on Beauworth Road, Alresford at 19:03. Unfortunately, the fire was rapidly taking hold and had spread to the entire roof space when the first crews arrived. Residents of the property had evacuated and were in a place of safety. Working hard in tough conditions crews from Alresford, Bishops Waltham, Eastleigh, St Mary’s, Redbridge, Fareham, Winchester, Hightown, Botley, Alton, Totton, Romsey responded. Crews salvaged what they...Beauworth
Hampshire
United Kingdom
06/09/2019 05:27Six engines called to blaze at Southampton dry cleanersAbout 30 firefighters were called to tackle a blaze at an Ocean Village dry cleaners. Crews attended from St Mary's, Redbridge, Hightown, Cosham and Eastleigh. The blaze was on Floating Bridge Road, Southampton. The fire broke out in a storage area and had spread to the roof space. Crews used six sets of breathing apparatus, two jets, two hose reels, tactical ventilation and an Aerial Ladder Platform (ALP). The stop message was at 06:27. Floating Bridge Road
Southampton
Southampton
SO14 3FL
United Kingdom
02/09/2019 16:39Blaze at derelict former nursing home in FarnboroughMore than 40 firefighters tackled a blaze at a derelict former nursing home. Crews from Rushmoor, Basingstoke and Odiham tackled the flames with three engines from Surrey Fire and Rescue Service. Two Aerial Ladder Platforms (ALP) were also at the scene in Sorrel Close, Farnborough. Crews used four jets and 12 sets of breathing apparatus. The roof and first floor were severely damaged in the fire and the ground floor was also affected. The stop message was at 20:55.Sorrel Close
Farnborough
Hampshire
GU14 9XP
United Kingdom
02/09/2019 08:46Fire at Marchwood waste centreAbout 30 firefighters were called to a waste transfer centre in Marchwood this morning. The fire, in Bury Road, was contained to a concrete bay and involved a large amount of bulky domestic waste. Crews, from Redbridge, St Mary's, Beaulieu and Eastleigh, used three water jets and foam to tackle the blaze before damping down. Three engines attended the incident with support vehicles including an Aerial Ladder Platform (ALP), a water carrier and a command unit. The stop message was at...Bury Road
Marchwood
Hampshire
SO40 4UD
United Kingdom
19/08/2019 01:32Early morning wake up call for family without working smoke alarmsCrews from Fareham and Eastleigh were called to Westminster Gardens in Fareham in the early hours of Monday morning to a fire in the ground floor of a house. The fire appeared to have been started by a mobile phone charger. The smoke alarms were not working as they had no batteries and the families only way to escape would have been through the fire. The family – consisting of two adults and a thirteen-year-old female – were alerted to the fire when the daughter noticed an orange glow...Westminster Gardens
Park Gate
Hampshire
PO14 4QB
United Kingdom
15/08/2019 09:46Chiquita the miniature horse rescued by firefighters from a concrete drainCrews from Cosham, Winchester, Brockenhurst, Gosport, and the Eastleigh USAR Team were called to Purbrook Heath Road in Waterlooville when a miniature horse was found trapped in a 1.5m concrete drain. The horse measured 9.2 hands and weighed approximately 250kg. Equine vets and animal rescue experts also came to the scene to assist. Chiquita was successfully lifted from the drain using an animal rescue harness and USAR manitou. She was unharmed during the rescue and handed over...Hampshire
PO7 5RX
United Kingdom
09/08/2019 13:57Firefighters remove two-foot snake from Aldershot woman's homeCrews were called to Heron Wood Road in Aldershot after a woman found a two-foot snake in a larder. The species was found to be a grass snake and was removed by Animal Rescue Advisor Paul Rance, who is based at Lyndhurst, and the RSPCA. This was carried out using snake sticks and a pillow case. The reptile was released unharmed into woodland. The stop message was at 15:49.Heron Wood Road
Hampshire
GU12 4BH
United Kingdom
05/08/2019 13:19A terrace of four thatched properties involved in Sutton Scotney blazeMultiple crews from across the county were called to a terrace of four thatched cottages with the roof well alight, on Stockbridge Road in Sutton Scotney. On arrival crews found there was very heavy smoke coming from the roof. Firefighters engaged in a salvage operation as well as fighting the fire in the two-storey building. Partners from SCAS were in attendance, fortunately there were no casualties involved. Relief crews attended later into the incident, taking over from...Sutton Scotney
Hampshire
SO21 3JW
United Kingdom