Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service: incidents of interest

Incidents of interest

Related Incidents

Incident date and timeIncident TypeDescription of IncidentIncident Location
08/05/2017 19:30Roof fire - PortsmouthThree pumps from Southsea, an aerial ladder platform and a pump from Cosham attended a fire in the roof of a house in Locarno Road, Portsmouth. Six breathing apparatus were used and three jets to tackle the fire. The aerial ladder platform was used to remove roof titles. All persons were accounted for. The roof space is 100% damaged by fire. There is 100% smoke damage to the property and the first floor is 50% damaged by water. The property has been handed over to Hampshire Police...Locarno Road
Portsmouth
Portsmouth
PO3 5DG
United Kingdom
07/05/2017 16:25Thatch fire - DamerhamAbout 80 firefighters attended a thatch fire in South End, Damerham. The building was severely damaged. Crews attended from Fordingbridge, Hightown, Burley, Wickham, Andover, Southsea, Eastleigh, Hythe, St Mary's, Brockenhurst and Redbridge. There were also engines from Dorest and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service. The roof was completely destroyed, and the first floor and ground floor were badly damaged. Fire crews were able to salvage some of the owner's possessions. The stop message...The Common South End
Damerham
Hampshire
SP6 3HR
United Kingdom
07/05/2017 13:23Fire in the open - BurleyAbout 30 firefighters tackled a heathland and gorse fire that scorched 20 hectares at Rock Hills, Burley. Crews from Hamsphire and Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Sevice attended. 10 high pressure hose reels were used, four jets, beaters and powder. Handed over to Forestry Commission. Stop message was at 17:41.Burley
New Forest
Hampshire
United Kingdom
06/05/2017 19:16Commercial fire - BotleyFour crews from Botley, Hightown and Wickham tackled a fire in a pub. It started in a kitchen boiler room. Two sets of breathing apparatus, two jets and one hose reel were used to extinguish it. The stop message was at 20:16.High Street
Botley
Hampshire
SO30
United Kingdom
06/05/2017 16:42Heathland fire - BordonTwo fire engines and six specialist vehicles battled a blaze that destroyed five hectares of heathland. One main jet and four hoses reels were used. Stop message was at 16:42.Woolmer Road Whitehill
Greatham
Hampshire
GU33 6BH
United Kingdom
03/05/2017 19:54Domestic fire - BasingstokeFirefighters rescued an eight year old boy from a first floor bathroom window with a ladder during a maisonette fire. He was treated for smoke inhalation at the scene and taken to hospital by South Central Ambulance Service (SCAS). Crews also rescued two cats while two others remain unaccounted for. Four crews from Basingstoke and Odiham attended along with support vehicles and a Basingstoke aerial ladder platform. Firefighters used two sets of breathing apparatus, two jets, a hose reel...Watson Way
Basingstoke
Hampshire
RG23 8AW
United Kingdom
03/05/2017 18:35Water Rescue - RownhamsA crew from Redbridge and a support vehicle attended a water rescue in Rownhams, Southampton. Four boys aged 12, 11, 11 and nine were helped from a 20ft by 15ft island in the middle of a 50ft wide pond next to Fairway Gardens. The boys had been paddling around the island in an inflatable dinghy when it sprung a puncture and started to sink. The boys realised they were nearer the island than the edge of the pond so headed for this location. They then contacted the fire service and gave them...Fairway Gardens
Rownhams
Hampshire
SO16 8JJ
United Kingdom
02/05/2017 13:40High-rise - GunwharfSix crews from across the county attended a seventh floor high-rise fire in Gunwharf. Fire involved iron and ironing board. Specialist vehicles also attended including an Aerial Ladder Platform from Southsea. The fire was put out at 14:41. Stop message was 14:49. Two sets of breathing apparatus were used as well as one jet and tactical ventilation. Fire doors contained the blaze and we were called but a vigilant neighbour who heard the smoke alarm. Crews attended from Southsea, Cosham, Havant...The Crescent, Gunwharf
Portsmouth
Portsmouth
PO1 3SZ
United Kingdom
27/04/2017 12:42Commercial fire - SouthamptonThree crews from Redbridge and St Mary's attended a fire in a two-storey fish and chip shop building. Six sets of breathing apparatus, three jets and tactical ventilation was used to extinguish. Fire started in extractor duct and spread to shop and preparation area. Nobody was hurt. Stop message was at 13:54.Lodge Road
Southampton
Southampton
SO14
United Kingdom
27/04/2017 03:41Gas related fire - FarnboroughThree pumps from Rushmoor have attended a fire linked to the gas main in Reading Road. Crews were alerted when a neighbour called to state fire was coming out of a hole in the road, where there are current road works. The crews worked closely with Rushmoor Borough Council, Hampshire Police and the Gas Board to evacuate residents, prevent the fire from spreading and to isolate the gas. Around 48 people have been relocated by crews to St Mark’s Village Hall and are now in the care of Rushmoor...Reading Road
Farnborough
Hampshire
GU14 6NB
United Kingdom