Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service: incidents of interest

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Incident date and timeIncident TypeDescription of IncidentIncident Location
05/08/2018 15:26Fareham grassland severely damaged as firefighters evacuate homesCrews from Fareham and Hightown tackled a grass land fire off Hunts Pond Road in Fareham this afternoon. An area stretching 100M x 100M has been severely damaged by fire. Crews used two hose reels, one main jet and beaters to prevent fire spread and for damping down. Two properties were evacuated by firefighters as a precaution and residents in the surrounding area were advised to stay indoors and close their windows and doors. The cause of the fire is yet to be investigated. The stop...Hunts Pond Road
Fareham
Hampshire
PO14 4PF
United Kingdom
04/08/2018 16:31Sprinkler saves Southampton cinema from blazeCrews from St Mary's and Redbridge were called to reports of a fire at Southampton's West Quay South, Showcase Cinema. The small fire occurred in a freezer unit and was extinguished by the buildings sprinkler system, before fire crews were called. The West Quay South building was evacuated by staff and crews were alerted by the buildings detection system. Unfortunately, the sprinkler which successfully distinguished the fire then leaked excess water, causing damage to the...Watermark West Quay South
Southampton
SO15 1DE
United Kingdom
02/08/2018 15:50Firefighters tackle Alresford barn blazeFirefighters from across the county were called to a barn fully alight in Ropley near Alresford just before 4pm yesterday. The barn, located near to several domestic properties, contained a forklift vehicle and 1500 bales of hay. HFRS worked with the electricity company to isolate the power from nearby cables, Southern Water and the Environment Agency. Relief crews from Droxford, Alresford, Basingstoke, St Mary’s and Cosham were required to replace the initial firefighters on the...Hampshire
SO24 9SQ
United Kingdom
25/07/2018 18:05Three rescued from flat fire in Winchester Crews from Winchester and Eastleigh were called to a fire in a flat in Cranworth Road, Winchester. The fire was contained to the flats bedroom on the second floor. Two casualties were rescued by firefighters and given Immediate Emergency Care (IEC), by crews and were then treated by South Central Ambulance Service. A female from a neighbouring flat was also rescued. Crews used two sets of breathing apparatus, one hose reel and positive pressure ventilation to clear the smoke logged flats....Cranworth Road
Winchester
Hampshire
SO22 6EJ
United Kingdom
22/07/2018 20:07Flats damaged in Farnborough block blazeFire crews from Hampshire, Berkshire and Surrey tackled a blaze in a three-storey block of flats in Farnborough. Vehicles from Rushmoor, Fleet, Basingstoke and Hartley Wintney were supported by colleagues from across the border at the fire on Wood Lane. Called at just after 8pm to a fire affecting the roof of the building, firefighters used eight sets of breathing apparatus, two jets, two hose reels and the Aerial Ladder Platform to stop the blaze. Nobody was hurt in the fire which...Wood Lane
Hampshire
GU14 0EQ
United Kingdom
18/07/2018 17:44Heathland burned by Gosport wildfire An area of heathland the size of a football pitch was scorched by fire near Gosport. Firefighters discovered two separate seats of fire on the patch of land at Browndown, so were forced to fight the flames from multiple locations. Thirty firefighters were needed to surround the fires. They used hoses and beaters to extinguish the flames. The fires were out by just after 7pm but crews remained on the scene to damp down and ensure there were no further ignitions. No-one was...Grange Road
Hampshire
PO13 8AS
United Kingdom
17/07/2018 13:27Firefighters rescue man from roof in Farnborough house fireMore than 50 firefighters were called to a house blaze in Alexandra Road, Farnborough. Eight engines from Rushmoor, Fleet, Hartley Wintney and Surrey Fire and Rescue Service attended with numerous support vehicles. The aerial ladder platform was also on the scene. One man was rescued from the roof with a 135m ladder and passed into care of South Central Ambulance Service (SCAS). The three-floor property was semi-detached and had been converted into bedsits. The fire was on the first floor and...Alexandra Road
Hampshire
GU14 6DF
United Kingdom
17/07/2018 12:15Large area of gorse scorched in New Forest fireA large area of gorse and bush has been destroyed by fire in the New Forest. At its height, around 45 firefighters tackled the flames just outside Holbury. An area the size of approximately 50 football pitches was affected by the fire. No-one was injured and no properties affected. The fire was out by 3.23am. The cause of the fire is not yet known, Rollestone Road
Holbury
Hampshire
SO45 2HB
United Kingdom
15/07/2018 10:46Joint partnership working in a race against time to save young deer from the seaWe were called to reports of a deer trapped in the sea between Southsea Aquarium and the Southsea Castle. The Coastguard secured the shoreline and moved crowds back. One of our Animal Rescue Advisers was picked up from the beach by the RNLI and taken to where the deer was 200m off the shore. A passing boat tried to aid the rescue and lasooed the deer unfortunately drowning the 3 year old Roebuck. The RNLI and Animal Rescue Adviser managed to get the deer aboard and gave CPR with no result. The...Clarence Esplanade
Portsmouth
Portsmouth
PO5 3PB
United Kingdom
14/07/2018 15:17Pilot and passenger walk away from light aircraft crash in WinchesterCrews from Winchester, Bishops Waltham, Eastleigh and Redbridge responded to Morestead Road where a light aircraft had crash landed into trees and bushes on farm land. The pilot and passenger both men, self rescued before crews arrived at the scene. Both men were assessed by South Central Ambulance Service but didn't require hospital treatment. The incident was handed over to the aircraft owner and the stop was at 16:51. Morestead Road
Chilcomb
Hampshire
SO21 1HU
United Kingdom