Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service: incidents of interest

Incidents of interest

Related Incidents

Incident date and timeIncident TypeDescription of IncidentIncident Location
27/04/2017 01:45Tumble dryer fire - GosportTwo crews from Gosport attended a flat fire at Somerset Court, Gosport early this morning. The fire in the ground floor lounge involved a tumble dryer. Four breathing apparatus and two hose reels were used to extinguish the fire. All residents of the flat were accounted for and one infant was handed over to South Central Ambulance Service due to smoke inhalation. The stop came in at 03:13. Somerset Court
Gosport
Hampshire
PO12 4DG
United Kingdom
26/04/2017 20:23High-rise fire - BasingstokeCrews from Basingstoke, Tadley, Odiham and Kingsclere were called to a small kitchen fire in a high-rise building in Basingstoke this evening. The fire was out on arrival and firefighters assisted the occupier but took no further action with the property. The stop came in at 20:58. This incident is another reminder of the importance of residents knowing their buildings evacuation procedure, whether to 'Stay Put' or 'evacuate'. More safety information can be found at:...Skyline Plaza
Basingstoke
Hampshire
RG21 7AZ
United Kingdom
23/04/2017 21:19Fire - WinchesterWe were called to a detached house in Edward Road after the residents were alerted by a smoke alarm. Crews discovered a severe fire on the first floor of the property that had spread to the roof space. Around 30 firefighters used jets to bring the fire under control by 23.40. No-one was injured in the incident. Edward Road
Winchester
Hampshire
SO23 9RB
United Kingdom
23/04/2017 19:26Fire - PortsmouthWe were called reports of a fire at the fish and chip shop on The Hard. Though the initial call suggested a person was inside, everyone was accounted for shortly after the first crews arrived. The fire spread through ducting to the first and second floors of the building, used as flats. Crews had to to cut away at the structure to extinguish the fire. At the height of the incident, around 40 firefighters tackled the fire. The stop message was recieved just before 22.45 and an...The Hard
Portsmouth
PO1 3DT
United Kingdom
21/04/2017 09:54Animal Rescue - DenmeadTwo fire engines and support vehicles were called to free a horse called Warrior that had its hoof caught in farm machinery. Crews from Waterlooville, Overton, Winchester and Cosham attended. The horse was sedated and Edraulic spreaders were used for rescue. Horse 14 hands in height. Stop message was at 11:19.Sheepwash Lane
Denmead
Hampshire
PO7 6TU
United Kingdom
20/04/2017 11:43Fire - SouthamptonWe recieved more than 20 999 calls to a large fire at an industrial site off Empress Road in Southampton. The fire spread across four commercial units, used mainly as car workshops, and at its height more than 60 firefighters were needed to tackle the incident. All four units have been severely damaged by the fire and crews will remain on the scene throughout the night damping down and ensuring there is no reignition. No-one was injured during the incident and fire investigators...Empress Road
Southampton
SO14 0JU
United Kingdom
18/04/2017 10:37Hazmat - Sutton ScotneyWe were called to a report of a chemical spillage at an address in Sutton Scotney this morning. A 200-litre drum had split and spilled around five litres of an agricultural chemical on the back of a farm vehicle, with a small amount dripping on to the gravel floor. Firefighters in breathing apparatus were able to turn the drum to stop the leak, and used absorbent granules and mats to mop up the chemical. The stop message was received at 12.12. Norton
Sutton Scotney
Hampshire
SO21 3NE
United Kingdom
16/04/2017 15:52Kitchen Fire - LockerleyCrews from Romsey and Redbridge attended a kitchen fire in a ground floor flat on Butlers Close. Two breathing apparatus sets and one jet was used to tackle the fire. No one was harmed. The stop came in at 16:33. The cause of the fire is still to be investigated. Butlers Close
Lockerley
Hampshire
SO51 0LY
United Kingdom
16/04/2017 12:04House fire - PortsmouthCrews from Southsea attended a house fire on the first floor of an end of terrace property. One female was rescued by crews and taken to hospital by South Central Ambulance Service for smoke inhalation. A dog from the property was bravely rescued by a passer by, before the crews were at the scene. Four breathing apparatus and two hose reels were used to contain the fire. The cause of the fire is currently unknown and is being investigated. The stop came in at 13:11. Goldsmith Avenue
Portsmouth
Portsmouth
PO4 8QZ
United Kingdom
12/04/2017 13:46Heathland fire - BordonFive engines and support vehicles from across the county turned out to a heathland fire in Lindford. Three hectares of gorse was destroyed. Crews battled the flames with hose reels and beaters. The stop message was at 17:59.Broxhead Farm Road
Bordon
Hampshire
GU35
United Kingdom