Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service: incidents of interest

Incidents of interest

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Incident date and timeIncident TypeDescription of IncidentIncident Location
13/05/2018 19:13Two men in hospital after severe van fireTwo 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
Hampshire
SO31 4LB
United Kingdom
29/04/2018 16:57Cats rescued and 11 people led to safety in Bitterne flat fireSeveral 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
Southampton
SO18 4SL
United Kingdom
28/04/2018 11:47Woman suffers burn after plastic left on cookerA 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. Willis Avenue
North Baddesley
Hampshire
SO52 9JX
United Kingdom
23/04/2018 13:12Man treated following Chandler's Ford flat fireA 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
Chandler's Ford
Hampshire
SO53 2NP
United Kingdom
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