Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service: incidents of interest

Incidents of interest

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Incident date and timeIncident TypeDescription of IncidentIncident Location
10/10/2017 00:31About 70 firefighters tackle Kingsclere barn fireAbout 70 firefighters were called to a barn fire this morning. Eight engines and several specialist vehicles from Basingstoke, Tadley, Overton, Whitchurch, Fleet, Andover, Redbridge, Eastleigh and Rushmoor attended the fire in Newbury Road, Kingsclere. Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service also attended. The blaze started in a barn and spread to several other farm buildings. Four bulls in a nearby field were led to safety by Animal Rescue. Fire crews used 14 sets of BA, two hose...Newbury Road
Kingsclere
Hampshire
RG20 4SZ
United Kingdom
30/09/2017 12:50Mary the Mare rescued from New Forest bogFirefighters from Lyndhurst, Brockenhurst and Redbridge have rescued a horse stuck in a bog. The nine-year-old Irish cob had unseated its rider and bolted into the woods near Kewlake Lane, Cadnam. The mare, named Mary, was sedated by Celtic Equine Vets. Firefighters extricated the animal, which was 13.2 hands in height, using mud lances, strops, a farm telehandler, rescue glide plates, a rescue path and a quick release bar. The incident was attended by HFRS's Animal Rescue Tactical...Kewlake Lane
Cadnam
Hampshire
SO40 2NS
United Kingdom
28/09/2017 16:49Crews fight to help dolphin in Fareham creekA dolphin stuck in shallow water near Fareham sadly had to be put down despite the best efforts of fire crews and animal specialists to rescue it. The creature was found struggling by a kayaker and Fareham firefighters joined the British Divers Marine Life Rescue team in attempting to help the dolphin. The crews helped provide access to the water for the rescue but despite the teams’ efforts, the animal had to be euthanised by a vet and the crews assisted with the retrieval of the...Upper Wharf
Fareham
Hampshire
PO16 0LY
United Kingdom
28/09/2017 08:48Car destroyed in Kingsclere blazeA car has been destroyed in a car park fire in Kingsclere. Two crews from Basingstoke attended Kingsclere Park and two sets of breathing apparatus and one hose reel were used. The stop time was 9:12am.Kingsclere
Hampshire
RG20 4SW
United Kingdom
21/09/2017 11:58Southsea crews extinguish caravan fireTwo crews from Southsea Fire Station were called to a severe fire in a caravan on Clarence Street in Portsmouth. The fire involving two vehicles and approximately 30 tyres was tackled with two sets of breathing apparatus, one hose reel and resulted in multiple phone calls into Control. Police were in attendance to close the nearby Hope Street. The stop message came in at 12:58 with our Fire Investigation team set to attend. Clarence Street
Portsmouth
PO1 4AY
United Kingdom
18/09/2017 13:02More than 50 firefighters tackle roof fire in Winchester high streetA large number of crews from multiple stations were called to tackle a fire on the roof of a three-storey office building in Winchester high street. Ten fire appliances were on the scene at the height of the incident, the Ultra High Pressure Lance, the Aerial Ladder Platform and several other support vehicles were also needed. Vehicles came from Winchester, Eastleigh, St Mary’s, Redbridge, Portchester, Hightown, Romsey, Alton, Beaulieu, Basingstoke, Petersfield, Wickham, Andover,...Hampshire
SO23 9DF
United Kingdom
14/09/2017 05:00Shed fire spreads to Burghclere thatchTwo engines from Whitchurch and Basingstoke, plus a Land Rover from Basingstoke, joined two engines from Newbury at a thatch fire in Whitway, Burghclere. The fire started in a shed close to the property and spread to the thatch. A small part of the thatch had to be removed. Two jets, two hose reels and three breathing apparatus were used. Stop time was 08:17.Whitway
Whitway
Hampshire
RG20 9LE
United Kingdom
10/09/2017 14:20Female rescued from river in HookCrews from Basingstoke, Hartley Wintney and Fareham’s water rescue unit, attended reports of a female up to her knees in water. Crews used one short extension ladder and one line to rescue the 72 year old female from approximately 18 inches of slow moving river water. On her release from the water the female was treated by South Central Ambulance Service. The stop came in at: 15:07 Springwell Lane
Hartley Wintney
Hampshire
RG27 8BW
United Kingdom
02/09/2017 18:3835 tonnes of hay ablazeCrews from Fordingbridge, Ringwood and Dorset and Wiltshire attended a farm fire. Around 35 tonnes of baled hay were ablaze. A high pressure hose reel and foam jet were used to extinguish the fire. A large amount of hay was destroyed. The stop message was at 21:24.Woodfalls
Downton
Wiltshire
SP5 2LN
United Kingdom
28/08/2017 02:33Southampton crews tackle fire in car workshopCrews from Redbridge, St Mary's, Hightown, Eastleigh and Romsey attended a car fire which had spread to a building of eight commercial units on First Avenue in Southampton. The call came in at 02:33 this morning with five appliances and a number of other support vehicles including the aerial ladder platform at the scene. The unit suffered severe damage by the fire and smoke with the neighbouring units affected by water damage. 14 sets of breathing apparatus, two jets and two hose...First Avenue
Southampton
SO15 0LJ
United Kingdom