Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service: incidents of interest

Incidents of interest

Incident date and time
30/11/2017 15:57
Incident Type
Over 50 firefighters tackle thatch roof fire
Description of Incident
Over 50 firefighters responded to a fire in the thatched roof of a property in Froyle Road, Alton. Crews attended from Farnham, Alton, Rushmoor, Guildford, Basingstoke, Fleet, Hartley Wintney, Eastleigh, Liphook, Yateley, Alresford, Bordon, Droxford, Kingsclere, Cosham, Grayshott, Hightown, Sutton Scotney and Bishops Waltham during the incident. 
The roof and first floor of the detached two storey building was 100% destroyed by fire and the ground floor was 100% destroyed by fire, smoke and water. 
The fire was tackled with 12 breathing apparatus, four jets and the use of one aerial ladder platform. 
No one was harmed or injured during the incident. 
Crews have remained at the scene to damp down and turn over the area to ensure scene safety. 
The stop came in at 04:59.
Froyle Road
GU34 4NA
United Kingdom