Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service: incidents of interest

Incidents of interest

Incident date and time
05/08/2018 15:26
Incident Type
Fareham grassland severely damaged as firefighters evacuate homes
Description of Incident
Crews 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 message was at 16:40.
Hunts Pond Road
Fareham
Hampshire
PO14 4PF
United Kingdom