Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service: incidents of interest

Incidents of interest

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Incident date and timeIncident TypeDescription of IncidentIncident Location
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
23/12/2019 18:00Fire crews called to tackle Gosport flat blazeMore than 30 firefighters were called at 6pm this evening (23 Dec) to a fire in a two-storey property on Henry Player Avenue in Gosport. Smoke and flames were issuing from the ground-floor flat when crews arrived at the incident. Seven casualties were assessed for minor injuries and discharged at the scene by South Central Ambulance Service, with one casualty taken to Queen Alexandra Hospital. Six fire engines and additional support vehicles including the aerial ladder platform came...Henry Player Avenue
Hampshire
PO12 1GA
United Kingdom
08/12/2019 16:55Bungalow blaze tackled by Eastleigh firefighters More than thirty firefighters were called to a bungalow fire on Leigh Road in Eastleigh. Crews from Eastleigh, Winchester, St Mary’s and Redbridge alongside support vehicles from other stations including the Aerial Ladder Platform, were called just before 5pm. Three casualties were taken to hospital by South Central Ambulance Service as Hampshire Police closed the road due to the number of emergency vehicles in attendance. Seven Newfoundland dogs were removed from the property and...Leigh Road
Chandler's Ford
Hampshire
SO53 3AU
United Kingdom
02/12/2019 17:58Hundreds of old film reels lost in fireA fire in an outbuilding was well alight when crews from St Mary’s, Redbridge, Hightown, Eastleigh, and Hythe arrived at the scene. The outbuilding contained hundreds of highly flammable cine nitrate film. Twelve breathing apparatus’, one main jet, one hose reel jet, compressed air foam solution, and one ultra high pressure lance have been used so far to tackle the fire. The roof also partially collapsed on the outbuilding. At this time the incident is still ongoing with the...Hill Lane
Southampton
SO15 5AE
United Kingdom
28/09/2019 20:46Vehicles destroyed in Basingstoke garage blazeTen vehicles have been destroyed in a garage fire. Three engines and an Aerial Ladder Platform (ALP) attended from Basingstoke with a water carrier from Fleet. The blaze was in Aldermaston Road South, Basingstoke. Crews used water jets and foam to extinguish the blaze. The stop message was at 23.09 and crews remained on the scene damping down.Aldermaston Road South
Basingstoke
Hampshire
RG21 6YL
United Kingdom
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