|09/06/2018 22:23||Southampton flats badly damaged in fire||A 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
|29/05/2018 15:19||New Forest cottage ready to be demolished destroyed by fire||An 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
|26/05/2018 16:42||Residents rehoused after fire destroys Andover property||A 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
|25/05/2018 13:51||Ship fire in Southampton tackled by Hampshire firefighters||Crews 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.
|21/05/2018 12:33||Blaze sweeps through Bitterne gardens||A 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
|13/05/2018 19:13||Two men in hospital after severe van fire||Two 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
|29/04/2018 16:57||Cats rescued and 11 people led to safety in Bitterne flat fire||Several 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
|28/04/2018 11:47||Woman suffers burn after plastic left on cooker||A 63-year-old woman was treated for a burn to her hand after plastic was left on top of a cooker hob.
Two crews from Eastleigh attended the 999 call reporting a fire in the kitchen of the North Baddesley flat.
The fire was already out by the time the crews had arrived but they provided first aid for the woman’s burn and thankfully she did not need hospital treatment.
|23/04/2018 13:12||Man treated following Chandler's Ford flat fire||A man was treated for smoke inhalation after fire broke out on the first floor of a block of flats in Chandler's Ford.
The man escaped the building on Bodycoats Road before firefighters arrived and was thankfully he was not seriously injured.
The fire started in the lounge of a flat on the first floor and crews from Eastleigh, Service Headquarters and St Mary's used hose reels and jets to extinguish the flames.
The cause of the fire is not yet known and the stop message came...||Bodycoats Road
|20/04/2018 15:29||Snake called Anna Cornder captured in Portsmouth loft||An escaped 5ft corn snake has been captured by an HFRS animal rescue expert.
The pet reptile is 11 years old and was trapped in a fascia board in a house in Alver Road, Fratton, Portsmouth.
It was released from this by HFRS and captured in the roof space.
The snake was unharmed, checked by the RSPCA and then retuned to its owner.
The stop message was at 17:04.||Alver Road