Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service: incidents of interest

Incidents of interest

Incident date and time
13/05/2018 19:13
Incident Type
Two men in hospital after severe van fire
Description of Incident
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 be a leak from a gas cooking cylinder in the back of the van.
Westfield Common
Hampshire
SO31 4LB
United Kingdom