Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service: incidents of interest

Incidents of interest

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Incident date and timeIncident TypeDescription of IncidentIncident Location
27/06/2018 16:37Firefighters tackle embankment woodland blaze in WaterloovilleEight engines and numerous support vehicle attended a fire on a railway embankment. The blaze scorched 200m by 20m of trees and undergrowth. Crews used five hose reel jets, three high pressure lances, beaters and knapsacks. The fire was in Chalton and the stop message was at 07:51.Chalton
England
p08 0BD
United Kingdom
17/06/2018 11:42Firefighters tackle town centre blaze at Farnborough hardware storeFirefighters from Rushmoor, Basingstoke and Surrey have tackled a fire on the ground floor of a hardware shop in Farnborough town centre. A female was treated by crews for smoke inhalation. Crews tackled the fire with 12 sets of breathing apparatus, 2 jets, 3 hose reels and use of a positive pressure ventilation system to clear the scene. The cause of the fire will be investigated in due course. The stop came in at 14:11. Queensmead
Farnborough
Hampshire
GU14 7SE
United Kingdom
15/06/2018 17:5992-year-old man rescued from Fleet homeA 92-year-old man was rescued by crews after fire took hold of his home in Fleet. Firefighters in breathing apparatus carried the man out of his chalet bungalow to safety after neighbours had called 999 just before 6pm. The man was given emergency medical care by firefighters and taken to hospital suffering from the effects of smoke inhalation, but was not seriously injured. The fire spread to the roof of the building and it took around 35 firefighters to extinguish the flames....Moreton Close
Church Crookham
Hampshire
GU52 8NS
United Kingdom
09/06/2018 22:23Southampton flats badly damaged in fireA block of flats in Southampton has been severely damaged by a fire that swept through the upper half of the building. No-one was hurt in the fire at the Park Gate block but two first-floor flats and the roof of the building have been badly affected by the flames. However, thanks to the work of the fire crews, the front halves of the properties have been saved. At its peak, around 40 firefighters tackled the fire, using jets, hose reels and breathing apparatus. The cause of the...Botley Road
Park Gate
Hampshire
SO31 1AY
United Kingdom
29/05/2018 15:19New Forest cottage ready to be demolished destroyed by fireAn old New Forest cottage, already in the process of being demolished, was destroyed after fire spread to the building. Builders had been working on the site of the property in Bransgore when they noticed the thatched roof had caught light. Around 40 firefighters from Hampshire and Dorset used hoses and jets to extinguish the blaze, which engulfed the whole building. No-one was injured in the incident. The stop message was sent at 4.57pm and the cause of the fire is believed to have...Lyndhurst Road
Bransgore
Hampshire
BH23 8LA
United Kingdom
26/05/2018 16:42Residents rehoused after fire destroys Andover propertyA number of residents have been rehoused following a property fire in Pilgrims Way, Andover yesterday afternoon. Firefighters were called at 16:42 to a blaze initially affecting the garden of one of the properties which had quickly spread to an end-of-terrace house. Crews from Andover, Eastleigh, Overton, Basingstoke, Alresford, Romsey and Service Headquarters were called to attend the seven-pump incident. Eight sets of breathing apparatus, two jets, two hose reels and tactical...Pilgrims Way
Hampshire
SP10 5HS
United Kingdom
25/05/2018 13:51Ship fire in Southampton tackled by Hampshire firefightersCrews from across Hampshire have been called to tackle a blaze onboard a ship at the docks in Southampton. At 13:51 firefighters were alerted to the fire involving 7000 tonnes of scrap metal which had caused a large smoke plume above the ship in the dry dock. Working alongside partner agencies such as the Environment Agency, Public Health England, Southampton City Council and the Coastguard, the crews have also been assisted by the Port agencies to remove scrap metal from the ship. All...Western Avenue
Southampton
SO15 0HH
United Kingdom
21/05/2018 12:33Blaze sweeps through Bitterne gardensA large fire in the open has destroyed sheds, fences and scrub. The blaze broke out at 12:33 in Hillside Avenue, Bitterne Park, and caused a huge smoke plume. Three engines from St Mary's and Hightown attended with a specialist vehicle from Eastleigh. Four jets, two hose reels and two sets of breathing apparatus were used. The stop message was at 14:46.Hillside Avenue
Bitterne
Southampton
SO18 1JY
United Kingdom
13/05/2018 19:13Two men in hospital after severe van fireTwo men were taken to hospital with severe burns following a van fire in Hamble. The vehicle was reported on fire on Westfield Common just before 7.15pm. Crews from Hamble, Hightown and St Mary’s used breathing apparatus and hoses to extinguish the flames. The two men, believed to be in their 20s, were taken to hospital by road and air ambulance. The van was severely damaged by the fire and one car also damaged by the heat of the flames. The cause of the fire is believed to...Westfield Common
Hampshire
SO31 4LB
United Kingdom
29/04/2018 16:57Cats rescued and 11 people led to safety in Bitterne flat fireSeveral cats were saved and 11 people led to safety after fire broke out in a ground-floor flat in Bitterne. The people living in the four-storey block were led to safety by crews after smoke had filled the stairwell. The resident of the affected flat, a 71-year-old woman, was taken to hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation but was not seriously injured. Three other people were treated for smoke inhalation at the scene. The cats were checked over by an animal rescue...MacArthur Crescent
Southampton
SO18 4SL
United Kingdom