Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service: incidents of interest

Incidents of interest

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Incident date and timeIncident TypeDescription of IncidentIncident Location
04/07/2017 15:20Man suffers burns in Baughurst caravan fireA man suffered facial burns after a caravan caught light on a Baughurst street. Crews were sent to Fair Oak Way after several calls received by the Control room, reporting a large plume of black smoke. Around 20 firefighters from Basingstoke, Rushmoor and Tadley arrived to find the fire had spread to two nearby houses. They used jets and hoses to prevent any severe damage to the properties, but the caravan was destroyed by the fire. Three sheds were also damaged by the fire. The...Fairoak Way
Baughurst
Hampshire
RG26 5NT
United Kingdom
04/07/2017 07:54Oil spill on busy Farnborough RoadCrews from Rushmoor and Alton assisted two crews from Surrey in stopping a leak in an articulated fuel lorry on the A331 in Farnborough. Approximately 30 litres of crude oil was leaked from the vehicle before crews used putty, 30 white absorbent pads and six metres of blue absorbent roll to stop the spillage. The stop message came in at 10:54.A331
Frimley
England
GU14
United Kingdom
01/07/2017 15:30Gym, workshop and garden centre damaged in Whitchurch fireAbout 30 firefighters battled a blaze after a van fire spread to a large commercial building. The fire started in the vehicle and spread to the nearby single-story property. The vehicle was completely destroyed while the timber-framed building was partially damaged by fire and smoke. The building was split into three parts; a gym, a garden centre and a vehicle workshop. Five crews attended from Whitchurch, Overton, Sutton Scotney, Basingstoke and Winchester. Swift action by crews prevented...Church Street
Whitchurch
Hampshire
RG28 7AD
United Kingdom
17/06/2017 03:47Man dies in Southampton house fireCrews were alerted to a mid-terrace property split into two flats, on Winchester Road, Southampton at 03:47. A female was woken up by embers falling into her bedroom, from the ceiling. The resident of the flat followed our exact advice, get out, stay out, call 999. Crews from Redbridge, two from St Mary’s and one from Hightown attended. They used six sets of breathing apparatus and three hose reel jets, to tackle the fire. Crews responded quickly and discovered a severe fire was located in...Winchester Road
Southampton
Southampton
SO16 6US
United Kingdom
12/06/2017 18:09E-cigarette suspected cause of Tadley car fireFirefighters were called to a car blaze in Tadley on June 12. The fire is believed to have been caused by an e-cigarette left on charge. The front of the car was scorched and melted in the fire and the vehicle was also severely damaged by smoke. A crew from Tadley Fire Station attended and used a dry powder extinguisher to put out the flames and a thermal imaging camera to ensure the scene was safe. The car was parked in Bishopswood Road. Firefighters left the scene at 19:01.Bishopswood Road
Tadley
Hampshire
RG26 4HA
United Kingdom
09/06/2017 12:28Fire crews tackle car blaze on M3Crews have attended a three-car crash which included a Ford Focus on fire. Firefighters from Basingstoke and Andover attended the incident on the M3 Northbound between junction 8 at Popham and junction 7 at Dummer. The vehicle was completely destroyed. Foam, a dry powder extinguisher, a hose reel and two sets of breathing apparatus were used to fight the fire. Nobody was trapped.Popham
Hampshire
SO21
United Kingdom
07/06/2017 05:27Vehicles destroyed in large Curdridge greenhouse fireVehicles and machinery have been badly damaged following a large fire at a commercial greenhouse in Curdridge. We received a 999 call reporting a fire at the growing centre on Wangfield Lane. The first crews on the scene found the 80m-long greenhouse well alight and a number of large vehicles also on fire. More than 20 firefighters from Botley, Hightown, Bishops Waltham and St Mary's used breathing apparatus and jets to tackle the flames. The stop message came in at 7.30am....Wangfield Lane
Curdridge
Hampshire
SO32 2DA
United Kingdom
02/06/2017 09:53Large house fire in BasingstokeAbout 30 firefighters battled the flames for two and a half hours. The Basingstoke blaze affected all three floors of the building. The first floor and converted roof were severely damaged. There were eight sets of breathing apparatus, two jets and a hose reel used. Six engines attended along with support vehicles including the aerial ladder platform. Thankfully nobody was injured. The stop message was at 12:23.Worting Road
Hampshire
RG21 8TL
United Kingdom
30/05/2017 00:50Two pensioners treated after Portsmouth care home blazeTwo people were treated for smoke inhalation after a fire at a care home in Clarence Parade, Southsea. Three crews from Southsea attended and assisted staff with the evacuation of residents from the ground floor. Two sets of breathing apparatus were used along with one hose reel and tactical ventilation. The fire started in an extractor fan in an electrical cupboard. Two people - one in their 70s and another in their 80s - were treated for smoke inhalation at the scene by South Central...Clarence Parade
Portsmouth
Portsmouth
PO5 3NU
United Kingdom
25/05/2017 22:22Man dies in Rushmoor house fireA 52 year old man has been found dead following a house fire in Farnborough. Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service were called to a house fire in Cumbria Court, at 22:22 last night (May 25). Three crews from Rushmoor attended the incident and used breathing apparatus and a hose reel to extinguish the fire. The stop message was received at 23:10. The body of the man was found in the building and he was confirmed dead at the scene. Hampshire Constabulary is not treating the death as...Cumbria Court
England
GU14 6TB
United Kingdom