Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service: incidents of interest

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Incident date and timeIncident TypeDescription of IncidentIncident Location
16/01/2019 11:41Firefighters rescue cat and owner stuck in treeFirefighters were called to an incident in Warsash Rd, Fareham this morning. A cat was stuck up a tree and its owner had gone up to rescue it and also become stuck. The pair were rescued using a short ladder. A crew from Fareham attended. It is understood the cat had been missing for three days and was named Harry. The stop message was 12:03.Warsash Road
Fareham
Hampshire
PO14 4JT
United Kingdom
10/01/2019 05:31Calmore warehouse destroyed in early morning blazeA warehouse in Calmore was destroyed in a fire which broke out in the early hours of this morning (10 Jan). Hampshire Constabulary closed Salisbury Road to allow access for emergency vehicles. The electricity to the property was isolated due to arcing electrical cables, with crews also aware of gas canisters involved in the fire. Firefighters from Totton, Redbridge, St Mary's, Eastleigh and Romsey extinguished the fire using four main jets and three hose reel jets. The scene...Calmore
Hampshire
SO40 2RW
United Kingdom
02/01/2019 16:08Firefighters tackle large Denmead workshop fireMore than 50 firefighters have attended a blaze at a workshop in Denmead. The single-storey building in Sheepwash Lane, which was used for car repair and furniture restoration, has been destroyed by the fire. Crews used foam and two hose reels jets to tackle the flames. Two men suffered minor burns to their hands and wrists. They were treated by firefighters at the scene before being handed over to the care of South Central Ambulance Service (SCAS). Firefighters attended from Cosham,...Sheepwash Lane
Denmead
Hampshire
PO7 6TU
United Kingdom
29/12/2018 09:36Heifer released from drinking troughFirefighters from Burley, Lyndhurst and Redbridge attended an incident in Burley with an HFRS Animal Rescue Tactical Advisor. An adult Aberdeen Angus heifer had its head stuck in a drinking trough. Hydraulic rescue equipment was used to free the animal. The incident ended at 10:31.Burley
Hampshire
BH24 4HS
United Kingdom
17/12/2018 11:17Firefighters called to West Quay restaurant blazeSouthampton firefighters tackled a fire which began in a pizza oven in a West-Quay restaurant. Crews from St Mary’s, Cosham, Hightown, Eastleigh and Service Headquarters were called this morning (17 Dec) to reports of smoke coming from a vent at the shopping centre. The fire spread to the roof space via ducting and was extinguished using four sets of breathing apparatus, two jets and one stirrup pump. HFRS worked with West Quay management to reopen the centre following a partial...Southampton
SO15 1DE
United Kingdom
07/12/2018 06:42Lorry crashes into thatched cottage near FordingbridgeA lorry has crashed into a thatched cottage in Breamore near Fordingbridge. The crash happened at 06:42 and four engines from Fordingbridge and Redbridge, and Dorset and Wiltshire, attended with specialist vehicles. A person trapped on the first floor was walked to safety using a ladder. Hampshire Constabulary and South Central Ambulance Service were also in attendance. The stop message was at 08:23.Salisbury Road
Breamore
Hampshire
SP6 2EG
United Kingdom
05/12/2018 22:18Two girls and mum rescued from Portsmouth house fireFirefighters rescued two girls and a mother after a cooking fire broke out in a Portsmouth home. The blaze was in a second floor maisonette at Farmside Gardens in Hilsea. Three engines attended from Cosham and Southsea, and a support vehicle from Portchester. Crews broke the door down to gain access. Four sets of breathing apparatus were used along with one hose reel and tactical ventilation. The girls and the mother were passed into the care of South Central Ambulance Service who took them...Farmside Gardens
Hilsea
Portsmouth
po2 5hz
United Kingdom
28/11/2018 08:41Crews extinguish electrical fire at Southampton General HospitalCrews dealt with an electrical fire at Southampton's main hospital this morning (November 28). Seven engines were sent to Southampton General Hospital, but the small fire was confined to an electrical cupboard in the north block. Two carbon dioxide extinguishers were used to put out the fire, with two fans used for clearing smoke. The fire was believed to have been caused by an overloaded inverter. The stop message was sent at 9.47am. Southampton
SO16 6YD
United Kingdom
21/11/2018 05:21Bookmaker blaze in Shirley shuts High Street Shirley High Street was closed this morning so crews could tackle a fire at a bookmakers. The first 999 call was received at 05:21 after a member of the public had heard a smoke alarm sounding in the property. Firefighters from Redbridge, St Mary’s, Eastleigh, Totton, Romsey and Beaulieu were called to the fire at the north end of the high street. Aerial ladders from St Mary’s and Southsea fire stations were also mobilised to assist in tackling the blaze which affected the unoccupied...Shirley High Street
Southampton
SO15 3NP
United Kingdom
16/11/2018 01:38Firefighters rescue man from Southampton house blazeFirefighters have rescued a man, aged 64, from a house fire in Thornhill. Four crews from Hightown and St Mary's attended the blaze in Shelley Road at 01.38 this morning. An aerial ladder platform was also in attendance as well as a command support vehicle from Eastleigh. The two-storey building was severely damaged in the fire that started on the ground floor. Firefighters used six sets of breathing apparatus, a hose reel, two main jets and tactical ventilation. The man rescued...Shelley Road
Southampton
SO19 6QJ
United Kingdom