Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service: incidents of interest

Incidents of interest

Related Incidents

Incident date and timeIncident TypeDescription of IncidentIncident Location
06/05/2017 16:42Heathland fire - BordonTwo fire engines and six specialist vehicles battled a blaze that destroyed five hectares of heathland. One main jet and four hoses reels were used. Stop message was at 16:42.Woolmer Road Whitehill
Greatham
Hampshire
GU33 6BH
United Kingdom
03/05/2017 19:54Domestic fire - BasingstokeFirefighters rescued an eight year old boy from a first floor bathroom window with a ladder during a maisonette fire. He was treated for smoke inhalation at the scene and taken to hospital by South Central Ambulance Service (SCAS). Crews also rescued two cats while two others remain unaccounted for. Four crews from Basingstoke and Odiham attended along with support vehicles and a Basingstoke aerial ladder platform. Firefighters used two sets of breathing apparatus, two jets, a hose reel...Watson Way
Basingstoke
Hampshire
RG23 8AW
United Kingdom
03/05/2017 18:35Water Rescue - RownhamsA crew from Redbridge and a support vehicle attended a water rescue in Rownhams, Southampton. Four boys aged 12, 11, 11 and nine were helped from a 20ft by 15ft island in the middle of a 50ft wide pond next to Fairway Gardens. The boys had been paddling around the island in an inflatable dinghy when it sprung a puncture and started to sink. The boys realised they were nearer the island than the edge of the pond so headed for this location. They then contacted the fire service and gave them...Fairway Gardens
Rownhams
Hampshire
SO16 8JJ
United Kingdom
02/05/2017 13:40High-rise - GunwharfSix crews from across the county attended a seventh floor high-rise fire in Gunwharf. Fire involved iron and ironing board. Specialist vehicles also attended including an Aerial Ladder Platform from Southsea. The fire was put out at 14:41. Stop message was 14:49. Two sets of breathing apparatus were used as well as one jet and tactical ventilation. Fire doors contained the blaze and we were called but a vigilant neighbour who heard the smoke alarm. Crews attended from Southsea, Cosham, Havant...The Crescent, Gunwharf
Portsmouth
Portsmouth
PO1 3SZ
United Kingdom
27/04/2017 12:42Commercial fire - SouthamptonThree crews from Redbridge and St Mary's attended a fire in a two-storey fish and chip shop building. Six sets of breathing apparatus, three jets and tactical ventilation was used to extinguish. Fire started in extractor duct and spread to shop and preparation area. Nobody was hurt. Stop message was at 13:54.Lodge Road
Southampton
Southampton
SO14
United Kingdom
27/04/2017 03:41Gas related fire - FarnboroughThree pumps from Rushmoor have attended a fire linked to the gas main in Reading Road. Crews were alerted when a neighbour called to state fire was coming out of a hole in the road, where there are current road works. The crews worked closely with Rushmoor Borough Council, Hampshire Police and the Gas Board to evacuate residents, prevent the fire from spreading and to isolate the gas. Around 48 people have been relocated by crews to St Mark’s Village Hall and are now in the care of Rushmoor...Reading Road
Farnborough
Hampshire
GU14 6NB
United Kingdom
27/04/2017 01:45Tumble dryer fire - GosportTwo crews from Gosport attended a flat fire at Somerset Court, Gosport early this morning. The fire in the ground floor lounge involved a tumble dryer. Four breathing apparatus and two hose reels were used to extinguish the fire. All residents of the flat were accounted for and one infant was handed over to South Central Ambulance Service due to smoke inhalation. The stop came in at 03:13. Somerset Court
Gosport
Hampshire
PO12 4DG
United Kingdom
26/04/2017 20:23High-rise fire - BasingstokeCrews from Basingstoke, Tadley, Odiham and Kingsclere were called to a small kitchen fire in a high-rise building in Basingstoke this evening. The fire was out on arrival and firefighters assisted the occupier but took no further action with the property. The stop came in at 20:58. This incident is another reminder of the importance of residents knowing their buildings evacuation procedure, whether to 'Stay Put' or 'evacuate'. More safety information can be found at:...Skyline Plaza
Basingstoke
Hampshire
RG21 7AZ
United Kingdom
23/04/2017 21:19Fire - WinchesterWe were called to a detached house in Edward Road after the residents were alerted by a smoke alarm. Crews discovered a severe fire on the first floor of the property that had spread to the roof space. Around 30 firefighters used jets to bring the fire under control by 23.40. No-one was injured in the incident. Edward Road
Winchester
Hampshire
SO23 9RB
United Kingdom
23/04/2017 19:26Fire - PortsmouthWe were called reports of a fire at the fish and chip shop on The Hard. Though the initial call suggested a person was inside, everyone was accounted for shortly after the first crews arrived. The fire spread through ducting to the first and second floors of the building, used as flats. Crews had to to cut away at the structure to extinguish the fire. At the height of the incident, around 40 firefighters tackled the fire. The stop message was recieved just before 22.45 and an...The Hard
Portsmouth
PO1 3DT
United Kingdom