Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service: incidents of interest

Incidents of interest

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Incident date and timeIncident TypeDescription of IncidentIncident Location
20/04/2018 15:29Snake called Anna Cornder captured in Portsmouth loftAn 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
Portsmouth
PO1 5HW
United Kingdom
20/04/2018 05:58Large horse rescued from Alresford wellFirefighters were called out to rescue an Irish Draught gelding from a well. Crews from Alresford, Overton and Winchester attended the incident in which the large male horse had got its hind legs trapped. Crews used small tools, animal rescue equipment and a Manitou telehandler. The horse was 20 years old and measured 16.3 hands (1.65 metres). The incident was at Riverside Farm Lane, Tichborne, Alresford. The stop message was at 09:04Riverside Farm Lane
Tichborne
Hampshire
SO24 0NE
United Kingdom
05/04/2018 17:49Firefighter administers jam sandwichesAn on-call firefighter administered jam sandwiches to a diabetic having a 'hypo'. The co-responder from Alresford helped monitor the pensioner's condition and worked with our colleagues from South Central Ambulance Service (SCAS). The incident took place in Itchen Stoke. We left the scene at 18:06.Itchen View
Itchen Stoke
Hampshire
SO24 0QX
United Kingdom
04/04/2018 05:41Fire on Pizza bus a day after it opensTwo crews from Hythe and Hardley attended a fire in Tesco car park in Sizer Way. A fire had broken out in a traditional wood-burning pizza oven on a double decker bus that had been refitted as a mobile restaurant. The fire spread to the rest of the bus. Two sets of breathing apparatus, two hose reels and tactical ventilation were used. The stop message was at 07:03. The fire started the day after the business was launched.Tesco Sizer Way
Dibden
Hampshire
SO45 5JA
United Kingdom
03/04/2018 12:32Dog rescued after Shirley frying pan blazeCrews from Redbridge and St Mary's rescued a dog from a kitchen fire in Vaudrey Close, Shirley, Southampton. The fire was started by oil in a pan. Two sets of breathing apparatus were used along with one jet. The stop message was at 13:29. The rescued dog was believed to be a 10-year-old Shih Tzu cross-breed.Vaudrey Close
Southampton
SO15 5PZ
United Kingdom
01/04/2018 12:54Crews tackle bin chute fire at Portsmouth high-rise blockCrews from Southsea, Cosham, Portchester, Fareham and Havant attended a fire at Barkis House, Portsmouth. The fire was in the third floor external bin chute. Crews used four sets of breathing apparatus, one jet, one hose reel and one positive pressure ventilation for smoke clearance. No one was injured during the incident. The stop came in at 13:58. Brownlow Close
Buckland, Portsmouth
Portsmouth
PO1 4EP
United Kingdom
30/03/2018 12:15Crews rescue man and his dogs from kitchen fire in Southampton Hightown and Redbridge crews tackled a kitchen fire in a mid-terraced property on Nursery Road. A 63 year old male was rescued by crews and taken to Southampton General by South Central Ambulance Service, for minor burns and smoke inhalation. Two dogs were rescued from the property. One dog was resuscitated by crews at the scene. Both dogs are now in the care of a local vet and being treated for smoke inhalation. The property was 100% consumed by smoke and crews tackled the fire with one...Nursery Road
Bitterne Park, Southampton
Southampton
SO18 1PQ
United Kingdom
28/03/2018 01:41Fire on the dance floor in Portsmouth nightclubVehicles from Southsea, St Mary’s, Portchester and Cosham, including the Aerial Ladder Platform, were called to a fire on the dance floor at a nightclub on Guildhall Walk in Portsmouth. Everyone was safely evacuated from the premises after the fire involving ducting was discovered. The blaze on the second floor of the three-storey building resulted in smoke logging throughout the nightclub. The fire was extinguished using six sets of breathing apparatus, two hose reel jets, two jets...Guildhall Walk
Portsmouth
PO1 2RY
United Kingdom
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