Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service: incidents of interest

Incidents of interest

Incident date and time
04/07/2017 15:20
Incident Type
Man suffers burns in Baughurst caravan fire
Description of Incident
A man suffered facial burns after a caravan caught light on a Baughurst street. 
 
Crews were sent to Fair Oak Way after several calls received by the Control room, reporting a large plume of black smoke. 
 
Around 20 firefighters from Basingstoke, Rushmoor and Tadley arrived to find the fire had spread to two nearby houses. 
 
They used jets and hoses to prevent any severe damage to the properties, but the caravan was destroyed by the fire. Three sheds were also damaged by the fire. 
 
The man suffered burns to his forehead and also smoke inhalation, and was taken to hospital by South Central Ambulance Service. 
 
The stop message was received at 17.33.
Fairoak Way
Baughurst
Hampshire
RG26 5NT
United Kingdom