Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service: incidents of interest

Incidents of interest

Incident date and time
21/01/2019 08:38
Incident Type
Man dies in Farnborough flat fire
Description of Incident
A 62-year-old man has died following a fire in Farnborough. 
 
Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service were called to a flat fire in Sullivan Close at 08:38 on Monday morning (January 21). 
 
Three crews from Rushmoor Fire Station and one crew from Surrey Fire and Rescue Service attended the incident in the front room of a two-storey building. 
 
The firefighters used four sets of breathing apparatus, two jets, two hose reels and tactical ventilation to extinguish the fire. The stop message was received at 09:34. 
 
The man was brought out of the property by fire crews who administered emergency first aid before being confirmed dead at the scene by South East Coast Ambulance Service. 
 
A fire investigation will now take place to establish the cause. 
 
Smoke alarms provide valuable early warning of a fire, allowing families to get out, stay out and call 999. We ask that residents of Hampshire ensure they have working smoke alarms and test them regularly. If you suspect a fire don’t hesitate to call. 
 
For more information on fire safety in your home please visit http://www.hantsfire.gov.uk/keeping-safe/.
Sullivan Close
Hampshire
GU14 7UH
United Kingdom