Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service: incidents of interest

Incidents of interest

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Incident date and timeIncident TypeDescription of IncidentIncident Location
18/08/2016 15:51Animal rescue - AltonWe were called to a report of a horse stuck in a ditch under a metre-and-a-half of water, but with its head above the water. Crews from Basingstoke, Alton and Fareham and Overton used a digger, along with strops and hand tools, to release the horse. The stop message was received at 19.30. Soldridge Road
Medstead
Hampshire
GU34 5JF
United Kingdom
12/08/2016 16:15Vehicle fire - AlresfordSix pumps from Winchester, Eastleigh, St Mary’s, Redbridge, Alresford and Headquarters were called to a significant fire at the Boomtown festival in Winchester this afternoon (Friday 12 August). On arrival firefighters were faced with a large blaze involving 92 vehicles, 80 of which were destroyed in the fire, but fortunately no injuries were reported. Eight breathing apparatus and three jets and two hose reels were used to tackle the blaze. The Boomtique campsite next to the car park was...Ovington
Hampshire
SO24 0HY
United Kingdom
10/08/2016 11:16Commercial / industrial fire - MicheldeverFour pumps (three from Basingstoke and one from Whitchurch) were called to a grain processing facility today (Wednesday 10 August) after reports of a fire. On arrival crews found a fire in the dust handling unit of a five-storey grain store and used 12 breathing apparatus, two jets and two hose reels to extinguish the fire. Crews then dismantled surrounding equipment to check fire hadn't spread beyond the initial location before handing the site back to its owners. No-one was harmed...Overton Road
Micheldever
Hampshire
SO21 3DB
United Kingdom
09/08/2016 01:01Domestic fire - SouthseaThree pumps from Southsea were called to a one-story terraced house on Henderson Road, Southsea this morning (Tuesday 09 August 2016) after reports of a fire. The fire in the first floor bedroom of the property was tackled using two breathing apparatus, one hose reel, one jet and positive pressure ventilation fans. The bedroom was fully involved in the fire, however there we no reports of injuries and the stop message was received at 01:51.Henderson Road
Portsmouth
Portsmouth
PO4 9JD
United Kingdom
08/08/2016 13:11Domestic fire - PortsmouthTwo Southsea pumps and two from Cosham were called to a maisonette on Watts Road, Portsmouth this afternoon (Monday 08 August 2016) after reports of a fire. On arrival crews found a fire on the external balcony of the building which had spread to the dining area through a window and cat flap. The fire was tackled using four breathing apparatus, two hose reels and one jet alongside tactical ventilation. No-one was injured in the fire, but one kitten was rescued from the living room and...Watts Road
Portsmouth
Portsmouth
PO1 4PS
United Kingdom
08/08/2016 12:28Commercial / industrial fire - MarchwoodFirefighters, police officers and the ambulance service were called to a blaze at Biffa Waste Services Ltd on the Marchwood Industrial Estate yesterday (Monday 08 August 2016) which, at it's height, required ten fire engines, two aerial ladder platforms, multiple support vehicles and over 100 emergency services responders. The fire was in a building containing 400 tonnes of household waste, with 150 tonnes well alight. Crews battled the blaze throughout the day, overnight and well into...Biffa Waste Services Ltd North Road
Marchwood
Hampshire
SO40 4BL
United Kingdom
08/08/2016 06:06RTC - M3Two pumps from Winchester and Eastleigh attended an RTC on the M3 northbound between junctions 10 and 11 this morning (Monday 08 August 2016). The incident involved a single car into the central reservation with one casualty, the male driver, trapped in the vehicle. Crews released the man from the car before handing him over to the care of the South Central Ambulance Service for transport to hospital. The stop message was received at 06:50.M3
Bar End
England
United Kingdom
03/08/2016 07:29House fire - BishopstokeA pump from Eastleigh and St Mary’s attended a kitchen fire in Bishopstoke. The occupant exited the house prior to HFRS arrival. HFRS ventilated the property due to saveable property and the stop came in at 07:51.Escombe Road
Eastleigh
Hampshire
SO50 6FG
United Kingdom
02/08/2016 17:10Water rescue - RomseyWe attended an open water rescue near the Plaza Theatre in Romsey. A 75 year old male with disability issues was rescued from ankle deep water and handed over to the care of South Central Ambulance Service. HFRS support included a pump from Romsey, a response support vehicle from Redbridge and our water support unit from Fareham. We received the stop at 17:38. Winchester Road
Romsey
Hampshire
SO51 8JA
United Kingdom
01/08/2016 21:11Domestic Fire - RomseyTwo crews from Romsey attended a microwave fire. Ventilation techniques were used and HFRS treated 81 year old woman for smoke inhalation before handing her care over to South Central Ambulance Service. Stop message was 21.58.Bridge Road
Romsey
Hampshire
SO51 8JD
United Kingdom