Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service: incidents of interest

Incidents of interest

Incident date and time
11/05/2017 05:27
Incident Type
Recycling waste fire - Portsmouth
Description of Incident
Crews have been dealing with a fire at Veolia Recycling Centre in Portsmouth. 
Eight pumps from Cosham, Southsea, Havant, Fareham and Portchester attended. 
Approximately seven tones of green waste was involved and is now being removed by Veolia staff with assistance from our crews. 
Two jets and eight sets of breathing apparatus were used to tackle the fire. 
Damping down will take place this morning. The stop came in at 07:14.
Quartremaine Road
United Kingdom