Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service: incidents of interest

Incidents of interest

Related Incidents

Incident date and timeIncident TypeDescription of IncidentIncident Location
29/06/2018 16:39Two hectares scorched in hay and grass fireFour crews from Ringwood, Fordingbridge and Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service attended a hay and grass blaze at Hangersley Hill, Forest Corner, Hangersley. Several support vehicles also attended. Firefighters used six jets and beaters. The stop message was at 17:58.Hangersley Hill Forest Corner
Hangersley
Hampshire
BH24 3JW
United Kingdom
27/06/2018 20:57Horse rescued from River AvonTwo crews, from Fordingbridge and Brockenhurst, and an Animal Rescue vehicle, from Lyndhurst, rescued a horse stuck in a river. We were called, by the owner, to the incident near Riversmede Hale Road, in Woodgreen. The horse was removed from the water that was about four feet deep. The stop message was at 23:25.Rivermede Hale Road
Woodgreen
Hampshire
SP6 2AN
United Kingdom
27/06/2018 16:37Firefighters tackle embankment woodland blaze in WaterloovilleEight engines and numerous support vehicle attended a fire on a railway embankment. The blaze scorched 200m by 20m of trees and undergrowth. Crews used five hose reel jets, three high pressure lances, beaters and knapsacks. The fire was in Chalton and the stop message was at 07:51.Chalton
England
p08 0BD
United Kingdom
17/06/2018 11:42Firefighters tackle town centre blaze at Farnborough hardware storeFirefighters from Rushmoor, Basingstoke and Surrey have tackled a fire on the ground floor of a hardware shop in Farnborough town centre. A female was treated by crews for smoke inhalation. Crews tackled the fire with 12 sets of breathing apparatus, 2 jets, 3 hose reels and use of a positive pressure ventilation system to clear the scene. The cause of the fire will be investigated in due course. The stop came in at 14:11. Queensmead
Farnborough
Hampshire
GU14 7SE
United Kingdom
15/06/2018 17:5992-year-old man rescued from Fleet homeA 92-year-old man was rescued by crews after fire took hold of his home in Fleet. Firefighters in breathing apparatus carried the man out of his chalet bungalow to safety after neighbours had called 999 just before 6pm. The man was given emergency medical care by firefighters and taken to hospital suffering from the effects of smoke inhalation, but was not seriously injured. The fire spread to the roof of the building and it took around 35 firefighters to extinguish the flames....Moreton Close
Church Crookham
Hampshire
GU52 8NS
United Kingdom
09/06/2018 22:23Southampton flats badly damaged in fireA 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
Park Gate
Hampshire
SO31 1AY
United Kingdom
29/05/2018 15:19New Forest cottage ready to be demolished destroyed by fireAn 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
Bransgore
Hampshire
BH23 8LA
United Kingdom
26/05/2018 16:42Residents rehoused after fire destroys Andover propertyA 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
Hampshire
SP10 5HS
United Kingdom
25/05/2018 13:51Ship fire in Southampton tackled by Hampshire firefightersCrews 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. All...Western Avenue
Southampton
SO15 0HH
United Kingdom
21/05/2018 12:33Blaze sweeps through Bitterne gardensA 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
Bitterne
Southampton
SO18 1JY
United Kingdom