Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service: incidents of interest

Incidents of interest

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Incident date and timeIncident TypeDescription of IncidentIncident Location
29/03/2017 15:20Scrap yard fire - FarlingtonFive pumps from Cosham (two), Havant (two) and Portchester (one) were called to a scrap metal yard on Marshlands Road, Farlington today after reports of a fire. On arrival crews tackled a fire involving scrap metal and machinery covering an area of around five meters by 20 meters, which is believed to have started due to overheating machinery. Crews used three jets, one ground monitor and twelve sets of breathing apparatus to extinguish the fire. No one was hurt, and the stop message...Marshlands Road
Farlington
Portsmouth
PO6 1SS
United Kingdom
28/03/2017 08:03Vehicle fire - PortsmouthTwo Southsea pumps were called to a petrol station on Kettering Terrace, Portsmouth this morning after reports of a fire in a caravan. Crews extinguished the fire using a hose reel and two sets of breathing apparatus, and make two butane gas cylinders safe at the scene. A 55 year old female was treated at the scene for smoke inhalation but didn't require transport to hospital. The stop message was received at 08:25.Kettering Terrace
Portsmouth
Portsmouth
PO2 7SB
United Kingdom
27/03/2017 13:36Mud rescue - MinsteadWe received a call to a 56-year-old woman stuck in mud up to her waist after she went for a walk from the Sir Walter Tyrrell pub, near Minstead in the New Forest. Crews from Redbridge and Fareham located the woman near Malwood Farm and were able to safely release her from the mud. She was suffering from the effects of the cold but was checked over by ambulance crews and did not need to go to hospital. Minstead
Hampshire
SO43 7HN
United Kingdom
26/03/2017 15:24Fire - Copythorne, near CadnamOur Control room recieved a number of calls to a large fire in the open near Copythorne, just north of Cadnam. Around 25 firefighters used hoses, beaters and knapsack tanks to tackle the fire. An area of one hectare of scrubland was left badly damaged by the fire, as well as several wooden telephone pylons. The electricity board were called to assess the pylons. The fire was dealt with by 17.24 and the cause is now under investigation. Barrow Hill Road
Copythorne
Hampshire
SO40
United Kingdom
23/03/2017 05:14House fire - SouthamptonTen people and a dog were rescued from a house fire in Southampton this morning (Thursday 23 March). Crews from Redbridge, St Marys and Hightown fire stations were called to St Mary Street, Southampton after reports of a fire in the stairwell of a flat above a shop. They tackled the blaze with two jets and a hose reel, also using using four sets of breathing apparatus and positive pressure ventilation fans. The ten people rescued were all handed over to the care of the ambulance service...St Mary Street
Southampton
Southampton
SO14 1NT
United Kingdom
20/03/2017 17:15Industrial fire - AndoverThree pumps from Andover (two) and Whitchurch (one) attended a fire in an industrial unit in Faraday Park, Andover this afernoon (Monday 20 March 2017). On arrival crews discovered a fire on the first floor of the unit, in an area used to charge batteries. It is thought the fire originated in one of the battery charging units. It was tackled using two sets of breathing apparatus and one hose reel, alongside positive pressure ventilation fans. One male casualty was taken to hospital by the...Faraday Park
Andover
Hampshire
SP10 3SA
United Kingdom
19/03/2017 17:20Rescue from height - PortsmouthTwo engines and a specialist vehicle rescued three teenage girls who got stuck in a cave 10 metres above the ground. A ladder was used in the rescue. The stop message came in at 17:49.Chalkpit Road
Portsmouth
PO6 4EX
United Kingdom
18/03/2017 09:58Residential Fire - AltonTwo crews, from Alton and Alresford, attended a house fire that started in a bathroom. This room and bedroom were severely damaged. Two sets of breathing apparatus were used along with tactical ventilation. A woman aged 40 was assessed for possible smoke inhalation by South Central Ambulance Service. The stop message was at 11.06.Lymington Bottom
Four Marks
Hampshire
GU34 5AH
United Kingdom
14/03/2017 10:10House fire - AltonThree pumps from Alton (one) and Basingstoke (two) were called to a property on Salisbury Close, Alton this morning after reports of a fire. On arriving, crews tackled a small fire in the ground floor kitchen using two hose reels and two jets alongside positive pressure ventilation fans and four sets of breathing apparatus. The were no people injured in the fire, but one dog was rescued from the property by crews and taken to the vet by its owner for smoke inhalation. The stop message...Salisbury Close
Alton
Hampshire
GU34 2TF
United Kingdom
09/02/2017 14:34High-rise fire - SouthamptonFire crews from St Mary's, Redbridge, Hightown and Eastleigh were called to a high-rise fire in College Street, Southampton. The blaze broke out in a first floor kitchen at about 14:34. Specialist vehicles attended including ultra-high pressure lance. The stop message was received at 15:29.College Street
Southampton
SO14 3LA
United Kingdom