Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service: incidents of interest

Incidents of interest

Related Incidents

Incident date and timeIncident TypeDescription of IncidentIncident Location
26/03/2018 09:36Fire crews rescue two cats in Portswood kitchen fireThree crews from St Mary's and Hightown attended a flat fire in which the kitchen was destroyed. Other parts of the home were badly damaged by smoke. The fire broke out in Portswood Road, Portswood. Two cats were rescued by crews and given oxygen before being handed on to vets. Firefighters used four sets of breathing apparatus, a hose reel, a jet, an ultra high pressure lance and tactical ventilation to tackle the blaze. The stop message was at 11:22.Portswood Road
Southampton
SO17 2FW
United Kingdom
19/03/2018 17:04More than 120 firefighters tackle large thatch fire in AmpfieldCrews from across the county have attended a large thatch fire in Ampfield. There were 25 engines and several support vehicles, including two aerial ladder platforms, at the scene. At its peak about 170 emergency service personnel were in attendance and appliances came from 25 fire stations across Hampshire. The blaze broke out about 5pm on March 19. Nobody was injured and the crews got the fire under control as they fought to save the building which was a two-storey hotel in Winchester...Winchester Road
Ampfield
Hampshire
SO51 9ZF
United Kingdom
06/03/2018 12:23Bookshop blaze in Southampton tackled by fire crewsFirefighters were called to a large blaze inside a bookshop on Above Bar Street in Southampton. Appliances from St Mary’s, Redbridge, Hightown, Eastleigh, Service Headquarters and Fareham fire stations attended the incident which saw thick black smoke emanating from the shop. The store was safely evacuated and there were no reports of any injuries. The fire in the ground floor of the four-storey building was tackled with 30 sets of breathing apparatus, three jets, two hose reel jets,...Above Bar Street
Southampton
SO14 7FE
United Kingdom
06/03/2018 01:20Firefighters tackle Lee-on-the-Solent high street shop fireFirefighters from across Hampshire were called to a fire in the high street of Lee-on-the-Solent in a building used as a shop and flats. Crews from Gosport, Fareham, Southsea, Portchester and Cosham tackled the fire in the roof space of the three-storey building in the early hours. Further crews from across the county arrived to relieve the firefighters who were first on the scene and had been working throughout the night. The roof of the three-storey building has been 100% destroyed...High Street
Hampshire
PO13 9DA
United Kingdom
03/03/2018 19:49Historic cottages devastated by fire near AndoverFire has devastated two period cottages in a picturesque Hampshire village. The fire started in the thatched roof of the adjoining properties and spread to the two floors. Thankfully no-one was injured in the incident. At its height, more than 70 firefighters from Hampshire, Dorset and Wiltshire were needed to tackle the blaze. However, the work of the crews prevented the flames spreading to another neighbouring property. A fire investigation will now take place to establish...High Street
Monxton
Hampshire
SP11 8AW
United Kingdom
03/03/2018 12:11Chandler’s Ford house damaged after fire starts in log pileA house in Chandler’s Ford was damaged after a fire spread from a log pile. Crews from Eastleigh, St Mary’s, Hightown, Winchester and Redbridge were called to Thornbury Wood just after 12.10pm. More than 20 firefighters used a high-pressure lance, as well as hoses and jets, to tackle the flames. No-one was hurt in the incident. The fire had started in a log pile behind the house’s garage. It spread to the garage and then also into the roof space of the bedroom above it. Thornbury Wood
Chandler's Ford
Hampshire
SO53
United Kingdom
24/02/2018 00:27Southampton garage fire tackled by firefightersSix crews attended a garage fire in Bond Street, Northam. The fire affected the ground floor workshop and first floor office. Crews attended from St Mary's, Hightown, Redbridge and Eastleigh along with support vehicles including the aerial ladder platform from St Mary's. Four jets, four sets of breathing apparatus and the aerial ladder platform were used, The stop message was at 02.28.Bond Street
Southampton
SO14 5QA
United Kingdom
15/02/2018 03:51Children rescued from Southampton flat by firefightersTwo children were rescued from a first floor flat after a fire in a Southampton shop early this morning (February 15). Two adults and a dog were also led from the flat above the shop by firefighters in breathing apparatus. The group were taken to Southampton General Hospital for precautionary check ups but suffered no serious injuries. The 999 call reported the people trapped in the front bedroom of the property. Crews from St Mary’s and Eastleigh arrived and were able to make entry...High Road
Southampton
SO16 2HZ
United Kingdom
11/02/2018 12:21Smoke alarm and vigilant neighbour save dog's life in Havant fireA dog has been saved after a neighbour heard a smoke alarm and called 999. The blaze had broken out after the occupant had left the hob on, with a saucepan and plastic colander on top, and gone out A neighbour heard the alarm and looked through the letterbox and saw smoke and heard the dog barking. We were called at 12;21 and two crews from Havant and Cosham attended. The dog is thought to be a cross breed spaniel. Firefighters gained entry and rescued the dog. They used one hose reel...Middle Park Way
Havant
Hampshire
PO9 4NH
United Kingdom
07/02/2018 22:10More than 50 firefighters tackle Whitchurch farm blazeA farmhouse and a mill were badly damaged in a large fire in Whitchurch. More than 50 firefighters attended the blaze in London Road which is now under control. There were 12 fire engines from Whitchurch, Overton, Andover, Sutton Scotney, Winchester, Basingstoke, Eastleigh and Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service as well as support vehicles including the Environmental Protection Unit used to protect the nearby river. London Road was closed due to the number of vehicles that were...The Gables
Whitchurch
Hampshire
RG28 7NH
United Kingdom