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REPORTED WEST SUSSEX INCIDENT SUMMARIES - from 1 AUGUST 2011 to 31 AUGUST 2011
 
The list below shows reported Emergency incidents for West Sussex. Not all call outs are listed, only those reported.
[Although the bulk of reports are Fire Service related, reports are sourced from all services]
 
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MONDAY 1st AUGUST - 2011

Call Ref: 6924
Time: 00:07-00:34
Location: REAR OF HOUSE - HIGHVIEW ROAD, EASTERGATE
Incident: Fire - trailer severely damaged by fire - 2HRs, 2BA used by F&RS - possible arson - WrL Chichester
 
Call Ref: 6920
Time: 03:13-04:10
Location: HOLMBUSH CENTRE, KINGSTON BROADWAY, SHOREHAM
Incident: Fire - new extension currently under construction at shopping centre 80mx120m- fire involving approx 10 square metres of roof insulation, moss and wood on roof - several areas of fire - 1HR and thermal imaging camera used by F&RS - arson
WrLx2 Shoreham, ALP Worthing
 
Call Ref: 6935
Time: 09:12-09:58
Location: GOLF CLUB off BORERS ARMS ROAD, COPTHORNE
Incident: Fire - several fires in loose materials yard of golf club extinguished by F&RS - arson - WrL Crawley, L4T Crawley
 
Call Ref: 6942
Time: 12:15-12:28
Location: GROUNDS OF LISTED BUILDING OFF LONDON ROAD, HASSOCKS
Incident: Fire - bonfire extinguished by F&RS using 1HR - WrL Burgess Hill
 
Call Ref: 6953
Time: 15:06-15:47
Location: END OF TERRACE HOUSE - TWYNE CLOSE, BEWBUSH, CRAWLEY
Incident: Fire - kitchen severely damaged by fire heat and smoke - remainder of house severely damaged by smoke - 4BA, 2HRs and PPV fan used by F&RS - 1 female adult and 1 female child taken to hospital with mild smoke inhalation - accidental - WrL Crawley, WrL Horley
 
Cook safely
Most kitchen fires occur when people are distracted or leave things unattended.
If you're called away from the cooker - by the phone or someone at the door, for example - take pans off the heat.
Don't let yourself be distracted while cooking.
 
Call Ref: 6954
Time: 15:10-15:18
Location: JUNCTION OF CRAWLEY AVENUE AND GATWICK ROAD, A264, CRAWLEY
Incident: RTC - collision between 2 cars - no persons trapped - scene made safe by F&RS - incident left with police - WrL Crawley
 
Call Ref: 6956
Time: 16:05-16:37
Location: REAR GARDEN OF HOUSE - FIRST AVENUE, WORTHING
Incident: Fire - bonfire out of control affecting fence and hedge - 1HR used by F&RS to assist in reducing the size of the bonfire from 10 square metres to 1 square metre of controlled burning - advice given to occupier - WrL Worthing
 
Call Ref: 6957
Time: 16:15-16:46
Location: FIELD OFF GLEBE ROAD, CUCKFIELD
Incident: Fire - approx 10 square metres of grass in field alight - beaters used to extinguish by F&RS - WrL Haywards Heath
 
Call Ref: 6970
Time: 20:10-20:22
Location: ROUNDABOUT OFF WICKHURST LANE, BROADBRIDGE HEATH
Incident: RTC - collision between 2 cars - no persons trapped - scene made safe by F&RS - incident left with police - WrL Horsham
 
Call Ref: 6975
Time: 20:37-20:59
Location: HOUSE - BELLSCROFT CLOSE, LITTLEHAMPTON
Incident: Fire - skip fire extinguished by F&RS using 1HR - arson - WrL Littlehampton
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TUESDAY 2 AUGUST - 2011

Call Ref: 6991
Time: 00:21-00:38
Location: GRAFTON DRIVE, SOMPTING
Incident: RTC - 1 car on its side due to vandalism and leaking fuel - car made safe by F&RS - police in attendance - WrL Worthing
 
Call Ref: 7015
Time : 10:15-11:08
Location: MIDHURST ROAD, FERNHURST - OUTSIDE KINGS ARMS PUB
Incident: RTC - collision between 2 cars - no persons trapped - 1 female stabilised at the scene before being taken to hospital by ambulance - elderly male driver from the same car and 2 adult females and 1 child from 2nd car given 1st aid by F&RS before being taken to hospital by ambulance - scene made safe by F&RS - WrL Haslemere, WrL Midhurst
 
Call Ref: 7020
Time : 11:24-11:46
Location: COMPANY BUILDING, COMMERCE WAY, LANCING
Incident: Leak - refrigeration leak from fridge in 1st floor office - fridge removed to open air by F&RS using breathing apparatus - advice given - WrL Lancing, WrL Worthing
 
Call Ref: 7031
Time : 18:46-19:07
Location: REAR GARDEN OF HOUSE, THE HOLLOW, WASHINGTON
Incident: Fire - ride on lawn mower severely damaged by fire - 2HRS and 1 dry powder extinguisher used by F&RS - accidental
WrL Steyning
 
Call Ref: 7035
Time : 20:08-20:27
Location: REAR OF WEST BEACH CAFE - ROPE WALK, LITTLEHAMPTON
Incident: Fire - bin fire extinguished by F&RS using 1HR - possible arson - WrL Littlehampton
 
Call Ref: 7037
Time : 20:17-21:22
Location: HOUSE, FURNERS MEAD, HENFIELD
Incident: Fire - hedge on fire at the rear of house - 1HR and ladder used by F&RS - fire caused by discarded smoking materials
WrL Henfield
 
Call Ref: 7041
Time : 20:29-20:41
Location: BBQ AREA NEXT TO HARVESTER RESTAURANT, SOUTH TERRACE, LITTLEHAMPTON
Incident: Fire - fire caused by discarded barbeque extinguished by F&RS - WrL Littlehampton
 
Call Ref: 7050
Time : 22:10-22:22
Location: MARLBOROUGH ROAD, GORING
Incident: Fire - post box on fire - 1Co2 extinguisher used by F&RS - arson - WrL Worthing
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WEDNESDAY 3 AUGUST - 2011

Call Ref: 7078
Time : 11:30-12:51
Location: A272 COOLHAM
Incident: Fire - 1 van on fire - fire spread to tree and 10 metres of hedgerow - 4BA, 5HRS by F&RS - accidental
WrL Billingshurst, WrL Horsham
 
Call Ref: 7090
Time : 13:16-13:45
Location: STATION ROAD, PULBOROUGH
Incident: RTC - bus and car collided under railway bridge - no persons trapped - inspection only by F&RS - incident left with police
WrL Petworth, WrL Storrington
 
Call Ref: 7095
Time : 15:44-15:56
Location: FRONT GARDEN OF HOUSE - WILMINGTON CLOSE, BROADFIELD, CRAWLEY
Incident: Fire - garden mower destroyed by fire - 1HR by F&RS - accidental - WrL Crawley
 
Call Ref: 7097
Time : 15:52-17:06
Location: FARMLAND OFF SKIFF LANE, WISBOROUGH GREEN
Incident: Fire - approx half a hectare of cut straw - rolled bales and an area of hedgerow destroyed by fire - 3HRs used by F&RS assisted by farmer using water bowser and plough - further straw allowed to burn out under farmers control - accidental
WrL Billingshurst, WrL Petworth, L4T Horsham
 
Call Ref: 7098
Time : 15:53-16:44
Location: REAR OF PARSONS CLOSE ANGMERING
Incident: Fire - area of grass and woodland 10mx10m alight - 2HRs used by F&RS - WrL Littlehampton
 
Call Ref: 7125
Time : 20:51-21:21
Location: BIN STORE UNDER 3 STOREY BLOCK OF FLATS - RATHLIN ROAD, BROADFIELD, CRAWLEY
Incident: Fire - fire in bin store bin extinguished by F&RS using 1HR, 2BA - WrLx2 Crawley
 
Call Ref: 7130
Time : 22:13-22:37
Location: HOUSE - SEA LANE, GORING
Incident: Fire - strong smell of burning in house investigated by F&RS - small fire in kitchen unit underlight - electrics to light fitting isolated and fitting removed by F&RS using small tools - accidental - WrLx2 Worthing
 
Call Ref: 7133
Time : 23:23-23:37
Location: REAR OF SHOPS - THE BOULEVARD, CRAWLEY
Incident: Fire - fire in rubbish at the rear of shops - fire extinguished by F&RS using 1HR - arson - WrLx2 Crawley
 
Call Ref: 7135
Time : 23:37-00:07
Location: POOKBOURNE LANE, SAYERS COMMON
Incident: Fire - caravan well alight on arrival of F&RS - 1 caravan destroyed by fire - 1HR by F&RS - possible arson
WrL Hurstpierpoint
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THURSDAY 4 AUGUST - 2011

Call Ref: 7137
Time : 01:06-01:36
Location: GOSDEN ROAD, LITTLEHAMPTON
Incident: Fire - cab of recovery lorry 20% damaged by fire - 2BA, 1HR by F&RS - arson - police in attendance - WrLx2 Littlehampton
 
Call Ref: 7141
Time : 02:21-02:47
Location: BIN SHED UNDER FLATS - BRIGHTON ROAD, WORTHING
Incident: Fire - fire in unsecured bin store bin extinguished by F&RS using buckets of water - male intruder in bin storage area left the scene on arrival of F&RS - arson - incident left with police - WrLx2 Worthing, ALP Worthing, WrL Lancing
Fire safety Advice
The area where the waste bins are located should be kept secure to prevent unauthorised access by a possible arsonist.

 
Call Ref: 7141
Time : 02:28:03:01
Location: FIELD AT THE REAR OF MAYBRIDGE CRESCENT. GORING
Incident: Fire - quantity of rubbish and undergrowth alight - 1HR by F&RS - WrL East Preston, WrL Worthing
 
Call Ref: 7151
Time : 08:54-09:45
Location: A23 NORTHBOUND. WARNINGLID TO SLAUGHAM
Incident: RTC - collision between 2 cars - 1 male passenger extricated from 1 car by F&RS using hydraulic rescue equipment and taken to hospital by ambulance - WrL Hurstpierpoint, WrL Haywards Heath, WrL Crawley, HRT Crawley
 
Call Ref: 7158
Time: 11:39-18:56
Location: OFFICES & LABORATORY CENTRE, WIMBLEHURST ROAD, HORSHAM
Incident: Fire - in 3rd floor research laboratory - 36BA, 2HRs, 7 thermal imaging cameras and 1 ALP used by F&RS - 20% of laboratory severely damaged by fire -100% of laboratory severely damaged by smoke - 30% of total area of building affected by smoke - accidental
WrLx2 Horsham, WrLx2 Crawley, ALP Worthing, CU Haywards Heath, WrL Dorking, WrL Partridge Green, WrL Horley, BASU Shoreham, WrL Shoreham, WrLx2 Storrington, WrL Steyning
 
Call Ref: 7160
Time: 12:34-13:18
Location: HOUSE - JUNO CLOSE, GORING
Incident: Dangerous structure - large tree resting on side of house - area cordoned off by F&RS and tree made safe using electric saw - incident handed over to housing association representative - WrL Worthing
 
Call Ref: 7165
Time: 13:20-13:39
Location: TRUNDLE HILL, NEAR WEALD AND DOWNLAND MUSEUM, GOODWOOD
Incident: RTC - single car on its side - no persons trapped - 1 adult female, 1 female child and 1 male child taken to hospital by ambulance with what are believed to be minor injuries - scene made safe by F&RS - WrL Chichester
 
Call Ref: 7177
Time: 16:52-17:20
Location: FLATS, WEST PARADE, WORTHING
Incident: Fire - in 3rd floor flat kitchen involving microwave - fire out on arrival of F&RS - property ventilated - female resident given 1st aid by F&RS for mild smoke inhalation and checked over by ambulance paramedic - accidental - WrL Worthing
 
Call Ref: 7181
Time: 17:81-18:17
Location: SHOP, SOUTH STREET, WORTHING
Incident: Fire - fire in upstairs cupboard involving electrical distribution board - fire out on arrival of F&RS - area inspected using thermal imaging camera - accidental - WrLx2 Worthing, WrL East Preston
 
Call Ref: 7188
Time: 20:56-21:14
Location: BUNGALOW - OAKHURST GARDENS, RUSTINGTON
Incident: Fire - fire involving cooking - elderly male occupier assisted from the building by F&RS and given 1st aid for minor smoke inhalation before being handed over to ambulance paramedics however he didnt need to go to hospital - PPV fan used to assist in clearing smoke from building - accidental - WrL East Preston
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FRIDAY 5 AUGUST - 2011

Call Ref: 7200
Time: 01:09-03:25
Location: BUSINESS PARK CONEYHURST ROAD BILLINGSHURST
Incident: Fire - 2 HGVS destroyed by fire - 10 metre section of fencing damaged by fire - 4HRS, 4BA used by F&RS - possible arson - WrL Billingshurst, WrL Horsham, WrL Partridge Green, WrL Storrington, CU Haywards Heath
 
Call Ref: 7207
Time: 07:24-08:04
Location: BUGSHILL LANE, BEPTON, NEAR MIDHURST
Incident: Animal Rescue - puppy stuck between building and wall - dog released by TRU officer and returned to owner - TRU
 
Call Ref: 7212
Time: 10:03-11:16
Location: GUILDFORD ROAD, CLEMSFORD
Incident: RTC - 1 car - 1 female adult trapped - female adult extricated by F&RS using hydraulic rescue equipment and taken to hospital by air ambulance - WrL Horsham, WrL Billingshurst, HRT Crawley
 
Call Ref: 7220
Time: 13:59-14:31
Location: COMMUNITY CENTRE, SHACKLETON ROAD, TILGATE, CRAWLEY
Incident: Fire - fire at the rear of community centre including chairs and light surface damage to external fixtures - on site contractors used 3 Co2 extinguishers to extinguish the fire before the arrival of F&RS - damaged items removed to allow access to building for inspection - accidental - WrLx2 Crawley
 
Call Ref: 7224
Time: 15:40-16:01
Location: HOUSE - GREENFIELDS, LITTLEHAMPTON
Incident: Fire - fire in kitchen of house involving plastic plates on cooker - 2BA, 1Co2 extinguisher - ppv fan used to clear smoke - accidental - WrLx2 Littlehampton
 
Call Ref: 7225
Time: 15:48-16:24
Location: OFF NEW ROAD, STRETTINGTON
Incident: Fire - approx 100 square metres of stubble alight - fire extinguished by F&RS using beaters and 1HR
WrL Chichester, L4T Chichester
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SATURDAY 6 AUGUST - 2011

Call Ref: 7256
Time: 06:23-06:58
Location: FARMLAND OFF CHARLWOOD LANE, RUSS HILL [SFRS GND]
Incident: fire - approx half a tonne of builders rubbish including plastic window frames and insulation on fire - 1HR and drag rake used by F&RS - arson - WrL Horley
 
Call Ref: 7266
Time: 10:13-10:38
Location: REAR GARDEN OF HOUSE - ORCHARD ROAD, HORSHAM
Incident: Fire - bonfire in garden extinguished by F&RS using 1HR - WrL Horsham
 
Call Ref: 7289
Time: 14:33-18:19
Location: Single storey building used for offices and storage - LINGFIELD ROAD, EAST GRINSTEAD [SF&RS GND]
Incident: Fire - single storey building 25mx30n used as offices and storage - 50% fire damage to storage area - 100% smoke and water damage - 14 propane cylinders removed from building - 10BA, 5HRS
WrL East Grinstead, WrL Turners Hill, WrL Forest Row, WrL Horley, CU Haywards Heath
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SUNDAY 7 AUGUST - 2011

Call Ref: 7329
Time: 08:44-09:17
Location: A27 WESTBOUND, HAMMERPOT TO POLING
Incident: RTC - car overturned after collision with central reservation at the bottom of Hammerpot Hill - male driver released before the arrival of F&RS by ambulance paramedics and taken to hospital by ambulance - scene made safe by F&RS
WrLx2 Littlehampton, WrL East Preston, HRT Worthing
 
Call Ref: 7336
Time: 10:46-11:56
Location: A283 WEST OF BRAMBER ROUNDABOUT, STEYNING
Incident: RTC - collision between 2 cars - no persons trapped - 1 car on fire - fire extinguished by F&RS using 2HRs - 2 persons attended to by ambulance paramedics assisted by F&RS before being taken to hospital by ambulance
WrL Steyning, WrL Shoreham, HRT Worthing, WrL Worthing
 
Call Ref: 7346
Time: 12:54-13:11
Location: DETATCHED BUNGALOW - DOWNS VIEW ROAD, HASSOCKS
Incident: Fire - fire in kitchen involving microwave - fire out on arrival of F&RS - microwave removed to open air and kitchen ventilated by F&RS - accidental - WrL Burgess Hill, WrL Hove
 
Call Ref: 7358
Time: 18:40-19:02
Location: A23 SOUTHBOUND, WARNINGLID TO BOLNEY
Incident: Fire - approx 20 square metres of embankment on fire - 1HR by F&RS - fire caused by discarded smoking materials
WrLx2 Haywards Heath, WrL Burgess Hill
 
Call Ref: 7365
Time: 14:34-15:18
Location: FIELD OFF CUCKFIELD ROAD, HURSTPIERPOINT
Incident: Fire - approx 3 acres of grass land alight - 2HRs and beaters used by F&RS - accidental
WrL Hurstpierpoint, L4T Haywards Heath, WrL Burgess Hill
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MONDAY 8 AUGUST - 2011

Call Ref: 7432
Time: 15:56-17:13
Location: FIELD OFF CROOKED LANE, BIRDHAM, NEAR CHICHESTER
Incident: Fire - area of 50 square metres of loose stubble and bales of straw damaged by fire - 1HR and beaters used by F&RS - arson
3 youths taken in to custody - WrL East Wittering, L4T East Wittering
 
Call Ref: 7444
Time: 20:49-21:03
Location: OPPOSITE THE ROYAL OAK PUB, A259, WORTHING
Incident: Fire - mini motorbike destroyed by fire - fire out on arrival of F&RS - inspection only - WrL Worthing
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TUESDAY 9 AUGUST - 2011

Call Ref: 7468
Time: 15:35-16:22
Location: BOGNOR PIER, BOGNOR REGIS
Incident: Fire - single storey store room 10x20m on pier 10% damaged by fire, heat and smoke - 2BA, 1HR and ladder used by F&RS - possible arson - police in attendance - WrL Bognor, WrL Chichester
 
Call Ref: 7485
Time: 17:52-18:05
Location: HORSHAM ROAD, BROADFIELD, CRAWLEY
Incident: Fire - 2 wheelie bins involved in fire - 1HR used by F&RS - arson - WrL Crawley
 
Call Ref: 7513
Time: 21:30-21:49
Location: JUNCTION OF WINDMILL LANE & LONDON ROAD, EAST GRINSTEAD
Incident: RTC - 1 car overturned- no persons trapped - female driver taken to hospital by ambulance -scene made safe by F&RS - incident left with police - WrLx2 East Grinstead
 
Call Ref: 7519
Time: 22:24-23:01
Location: FIELD OFF CHURCH ROAD, EAST WITTERING
Incident: Fire - large amount of hay destroyed by fire - 2HRs and pitch fork used by F&RS - surrounding area damped down
WrL East Wittering, L4T East Wittering
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WEDNESDAY 10 AUGUST - 2011

Call Ref: 7529
Time: 05:16-05:51
Location: REAR OF HOUSE - HORSHAM ROAD, CRAWLEY
Incident: Fire - 1 stack of palletts and garden shed 6mx3m involved in fire - approx 50% of shed and contents destroyed by fire - 1HR by F&RS - WrL Crawley
 
Call Ref: 7542
Time: 12:30-12:39
Location: near GUILDBOURNE CENTRE, CHAPEL ROAD, WORTHING
Incident: fire - bin fire caused by discarded smoking materials extinguished by F&RS - WrL Worthing
 
Call Ref: 7554
Time: 15:15-15:38
Location: PARSONS CLOSE, ANGMERING
Incident: Fire - 1 caravan destroyed by fire - 2BA, 1HR by F&RS - WrL East Preston
 
Call Ref: 7562
Time: 15:19-15:32
Location: THE BOULEVARD, WORTHING
Incident: RTC - collision between 2 cars - 1 of the cars into hedge - elderly female released by F&RS - scene made safe
WrL Worthing, HRT Worthing
 
Call Ref: 7570
Time: 18:22-18:48
Location: FARMLAND AT THE TOP OF DUNCTON HILL, A285, DUNCTON
Incident: Fire - fire in engine compartment of combine harvester - 1HR and thermal imaging camera used by F&RS - accidental
WrL Petworth
 
Call Ref: 7578
Time: 01:51-02:33
Location: DOMESTIC GARAGE REAR OF QUEENS PLACE, SHOREHAM
Incident: Fire - domestic garage, 1 wheelie bin and signage - 2BA, 2HRs and thermal imaging camera used by F&RS - 10% damage to garage fascia and roof - 100% damage to wheelie bin and signage - incident under investigation by police and F&RS - WrLx2 Shoreham
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THURSDAY 11 AUGUST - 2011

Call Ref: 7590
Time: 09:04-09:31
Location: A23, SOUTHBOUND BOLNEY TO HICKSTEAD
Incident: RTC - collision between car and van - no persons trapped - 2 persons released before arrival of F&RS and taken to hospital by ambulance - scene made safe by F&RS - incident left with police - WrL Burgess Hill, WrL Haywards Heath
 
Call Ref: 7600
Time: 13:29-13:45
Location: HOLTYE ROAD, HAMMERWOOD
Incident: RTC - single car overturned - female adult released before the arrival of F&RS and taken to hospital by ambulance - scene made safe by F&RS - incident left with police - WrL East Grinstead
 
Call Ref: 7609
Time: 16:09-17:37
Location: OUTSIDE FLATS CAMPBELL ROAD, BOGNOR REGIS
Incident: RTC - 1 car in car park in collision with 2 parked cars and outside wall of flats - no persons trapped - 1 female taken to hospital by ambulance - scene made safe by F&RS - WrL Bognor
 
Call Ref: 7613
Time: 17:01-18:13
Location: AMBERLEY ROAD, STORRINGTON - OPPOSITE THE CRICKET CLUB
Incident: FATAL RTC - collision between 2 cars - 1 female adult assisted from car and taken to hospital by ambulance - 1 further female adult assisted from car - 1 female adult extricated from car by F&RS using hydraulic rescue equipment and taken to hospital by ambulance - 1 further adult taken to hospital by air ambulance - sadly 1 further female adult was confirmed as a fatality at the scene
WrLx2 Storrington, HRT Worthing
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Call Ref: 7627
Time: 23:27-00:00
Location: MCINDOE ROAD, EAST GRINSTEAD
Incident: Fire - approx 5 metres of hedgerow well alight - 1HR used by F&RS - WrLx2 East Grinstead
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FRIDAY 12 AUGUST - 2011

Call Ref: 7638
Time: 05:09-08:59
Location: HOUSE - WOODLAND CLOSE, FIVE OAKS
Incident: Fire - derelict house 15mx15m destroyed by fire - 3 HRS used by F&RS - building inspector in attendance - building to be demolished - WrL Billingshurst, WrLx2 Horsham, WrL Cranleigh [SF&RS], CU Haywards Heath
 
Call Ref: 7648
Time: 09:45-10:16
Location: HOUSE, OUTERWICK RD, FELPHAM
Incident: Fire - fire in washing machine - out on arrival - removal and ventilation only - CO2 extinguisher and PPV fan used by WSFRS - elderly male given precautionary check by paramedics but did not need hospital treatment - WrL Bognor, WrL Littlehampton
 
Call Ref: 7650
Time: 11:51-12:22
Location: Nr SWANDENE HOSPITAL, A27 ARUNDEL
Incident: Fire - 1 car alight - fire extinguished using 2BA & 2HR - believed accidental - WrL Littlehampton
 
Call Ref: 7659
Time: 12:47-13:22
Location: OLD BRIGHTON RD, LOWFIELD HEATH
Incident: RTC - collision involving 2 cars - 1 female medically trapped - extricated by WSFRS using hydraulic rescue equipment and taken to hospital by ambulance - WrLx2 & HRT Crawley
 
Call Ref: 7668
Time: 17:16-17:51
Location: OPP DENTAL SURGERY, NYWOOD LANE, BOGNOR REGIS
Incident: RTC - involving mini bus into brick wall - 9 children assisted from vehicle before arrival of WSFRS - one female extricated from vehicle using hydraulic rescue equipment and taken to hospital by ambulance - vehicle made safe and incident left with Police - WrLx2 Bognor Regis, HRT Chichester
 
Call Ref: 7669
Time: 17:52-18:19
Location: NR VILLAGE HALL, A259 CLIMPING
Incident: Fire - bonfire out of control - extinguished using 1HR - advice given - WrL Littlehampton
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SATURDAY 13 AUGUST - 2011

Call Ref: 7680
Time: 05:57-06:27
Location: HOUSE, HORSHAM RD, LITTLEHAMPTON
Incident: Flooding - water leaking from boiler - water supply isolated by WSFRS - WrL Littlehampton
 
Call Ref: 7697
Time: 13:22-14:23
Location: SHOP, MONTAGUE ST, WORTHING
Incident: Fire - 6 storey building used as a retail shop with flats above - small fire on adjoining flat roof involving wooden door frame caused by builders blow torch - fire out on arrival - TIC and short extension ladder used by WSFRS - accidental ignition - advice given - WrLx2 Worthing
 
Call Ref: 7709
Time: 16:24-16:36
Location: PUBLIC TOILET, SKATE PARK, HOMEFIELD RD, WORTHING
Incident: Fire - fire in public toilet - 1 backpack used to extinguish - deliberate ignition
WrL Worthing
 
Call Ref: 7710
Time: 16:35-16:53
Location: HOUSE, EASTERN AVE, SHOREHAM-BY-SEA
Incident: Fire - fire in kitchen caused by unattended cooking - extinguished by WSFRS using 2BA and 1HR - pan removed and property ventilated using PPV fan - accidental ignition - WrL Shoreham, WrL Lancing
 
Call Ref: 7711
Time: 16:47-17:06
Location: CAR PARK, LANCING LEISURE CENTRE, OLD SHOREHAM RD, LANCING
Incident: Fire - fire in car from wiring in dashboard - 1HR used to extinguish - accidental ignition - WrL Worthing
 
Call Ref: 7716
Time: 19:42-20:01
Location: WOODS COLEBROOK RD, WICK, LITTLEHAMPTON
Incident: Fire - area of shrubbery alight in woods - extinguished using buckets of water - deliberate ignition - WrL Littlehampton
 
Call Ref: 7717
Time: 20:46-21:17
Location: HIGHFIELD, WICK
Incident: Assistance - car wheel wedged in an open drain cover - car released by WSFRS using airbags - incident left with Highways Agency
WrL Littlehampton
 
Call Ref: 7719
Time: 21:31-22:29
Location: BROOKLANDS WAY, EAST GRINSTEAD
Incident: RTC - collision involving 2 cars - 1 male trapped - male extricated from vehicle by WSFRS using hydraulic rescue equipment and taken to hospital by ambulance - incident left with Police - WrLx2 East Grinstead, WrL & HRT Crawley
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SUNDAY 14 AUGUST - 2011

Call Ref: 7726
Time: 01:39-02:26
Location: BUNGALOW, HORSHAM RD, LITTLEHAMPTON
Incident: Fire - fire in kitchen involving oil pan - out on arrival - PPV fan used to ventilate - 1 male, 1 female and 1 child treated by WSFRS personnel for mild smoke inhalation - 1 female taken to hospital by ambulance - accidental ignition - WrLx2 Littlehampton
 
Call Ref: 7734
Time: 08:34-08:55
Location: FLAT, VICTORIA DRIVE, ALDWICK
Incident: Flooding - water leaking from flat above - entry gained to flat and electrics isolated - incident left with occupier - WrL Bognor Regis
 
Call Ref: 7742
Time: 14:23-14:45
Location: FALMER AVE, GORING-BY-SEA
Incident: Shed - 1 shed destroyed by fire - garage facia also damaged by fire - 1HR used to extinguish - accidental ignition - WrLx2 Worthing
 
Call Ref: 7747
Time: 16:28-16:52
Location: SLOOP LANE, SCAYNES HILL
Incident: Fire - small fire out in open - WrL & L4T Haywards Heath
 
Call Ref: 7757
Time: 21:57-22:24
Location: FLAT, KING GEORGE COURT, SANDRINGHAM WAY, BOGNOR REGIS
Incident: Fire - fire in kitchen - out on arrival - 1 elderly female treated for slight smoke inhalation by FRS personnel - flat ventilated using PPV fan - accidental ignition - WrL Bognor Regis
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MONDAY 15 AUGUST - 2011

Call Ref: 7765
Time: 07:47-09:07
Location: CRAWLEY RD, FAYGATE
Incident: RTC - involving 1 car upturned into ditch - vehicle stabilised using winch and triple extension ladder - 1 male extricated using hydraulic rescue equipment and taken to hospital by air ambulance - A264 closed Westbound - vehicle and road made safe by WSFRS
WrLx2 & HRT Crawley
 
Call Ref: 7767
Time: 07:57-08:07
Location: A259 SOUTHWICK
Incident: Spillage - fuel spillage following RTC - vehicle made safe by WSFRS - WrL Shoreham-By-Sea
 
Call Ref: 7770
Time: 09:28-09:27
Location: RIVERSIDE BUSINESS CENTRE, OLD SHOREHAM RD, SHOREHAM
Incident: Fire - 1 unattended bonfire in open - 1HR used to extinguish - WrL Shoreham-By-Sea
 
Call Ref: 7773
Time: 11:15-11:58
Location: A286 COCKING
Incident: RTC - 1 car off the road - no persons trapped - WSFRS personnel assisting paramedics with first aid - 1 male and 1 female taken to hospital by ambulance - WrL Midhurst
 
Call Ref: 7778
Time: 13:10-13:30
Location: BALCOMBE RD, GATWICK
Incident: Fire - 5 metres hedgerow alight - deliberate ignition - WrL Horley
 
Call Ref: 7786
Time: 15:27-15:48
Location: LEECHPOOL WOOD, HARWOOD RD, HORSHAM
Incident: Fire - small fire in wood - deliberate ignition - WrL & L4T Horsham
 
Call Ref: 7794
Time: 17:18-18:28
Location: QUEENSWAY, PARK TERRACE EAST, HORSHAM
Incident: Fire - fire in external drain - 1HR used to extinguish - incident left with property owner - WrLx2 Horsham
 
Call Ref: 7809
Time: 20:15-20:28
Location: DOWNSWAY, SOUTHWICK
Incident: Fire - sofa and tree alight in garden - extinguished using 1HR - WrL Shoreham-By-Sea
 
Call Ref: 7814
Time: 22:14-22:29
Location: APSLEY COURT, MOWBRAY DRIVE, BEWBUSH
Incident: Fire - involving rubbish in wheelie bin - fire out on arrival damping down only by WSFSR - deliberate ignition - WrL Crawley
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TUESDAY 16 AUGUST - 2011

Call Ref: 7817
Time: 02:15-03:02
Location: LAKELAND, ST PETERS, CHICHESTER
Incident: Fire - 3 refuse bins and recycling bin alight - extinguished using 1HR, 1 Jet and 1 Hydrant - deliberate ignition - WrL Chichester
 
Call Ref: 7820
Time: 07:39-07:51
Location: RESIDENTIAL HOME, UPFIELD, HORLEY
Incident: Fire - small fire in bedroom of flat - out on arrival - fire caused by covering bedside light - PPV fan used to ventilate flat - advice given to occupier - accidental ignition - WrL Horley
 
Call Ref: 7825
Time: 09:53-10:09
Location: BELMONT ST, BOGNOR REGIS
Incident: RTC - collision involving 5 cars - no persons trapped - inspection only by WSFRS - WrL Bognor Regis
 
Call Ref: 7829
Time: 13:20-13:49
Location: FIELD, GAINSBOROUGH RD., CRAWLEY
Incident: Fire - small fire in wooded area - WrL Crawley
 
Call Ref: 7860
Time: 21:10-21:36
Location: JUNCTION WITH WICK LANE, FELPHAM WAY, FELPHAM
Incident: RTC - collision involving 1 car and 1 van - no persons trapped - 1 female treated by ambulance service - road made safe by WSFRS - incident left with Sussex Police - WrL Bognor Regis
 
Call Ref: 7861
Time: 21:38-22:29
Location: ROUNDABOUT, DELLING LANE, BOSHAM
Incident: RTC - collision involving 2 cars - 1 male casualty released by WSFRS using hydraulic rescue equipment and taken to hospital - cars and road made safe - incident left with Sussex Police - WrLx2 & HRT Chichester
 
Call Ref: 7865
Time: 23:41-23:48
Location: NEWBRIDGE RD EAST, BILLINGSHURST
Incident: Fire - fire in wheelie bin - deliberate ignition - WrL Billingshurst
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WEDNESDAY 17 AUGUST - 2011

Call Ref: 7868
Time: 01:35-02:05
Location: PARK, LICKFOLD RD, FERNHURST
Incident: Fire - involving playground swings - approx 1 sq metre of rubberised flooring burnt - extinguished using 1HR - deliberate ignition
WrL Midhurst, WrL Haslemere [Surrey FRS]
 
Call Ref: 7873
Time: 06:14-06:34
Location: WARNHAM ROUNDABOUT, A24 WARNHAM
Incident: RTC - collision involving 1 car and motorcycle - assistance given to paramedics to lift male from roof of car - male taken to hospital by ambulance - incident left with Sussex Police - WrLx2 Horsham
 
Call Ref: 7877
Time: 08:07-08:25
Location: A272 SLIP RD ONTO A23 SOUTHBOUND
Incident: RTC - involving 1 LGV - 1 male released before arrival of WSFRS - area made safe - incident left with Sussex Police
WrL Burgess Hill, WrLx2 Haywards Heath, WrL & HRT Crawley
 
Call Ref: 7881
Time: 10:48-13:14
Location: FIELD, OFF A285, GRAFFHAM
Incident: Animal Rescue - 1 horse down in field - assistance given to vet and horse owner using lifting equipment - Havant Animal Rescue Unit [Hants FRS] and WSFRS TRU Officers x 5
 
Call Ref: 7904
Time: 18:16-18:32
Location: GARAGE, LONDON RD, ASHINGTON
Incident: Fire - involving interior of car - out on arrival - damped down using 1HR - accidental ignition - WrL Storrington
 
Call Ref: 7906
Time: 18:19-18:37
Location: LIME CLOSE, LANGLEY GREEN, CRAWLEY
Incident: Fire - involving 2 fence panels and tree - extinguished using 1HR - fence panels destroyed and damage to tree - deliberate ignition
WrL Crawley
 
Call Ref: 7921
Time: 20:38-20:49
Location: HOUSE, WOODHATCH, SOUTHWATER
Incident: Fire - kichen - out on arrival - inspection and advice only by WSFRS - accidental ignition - WrL Crawley
 
Call Ref: 7923
Time: 21:41-22:45
Location: A264 FAYGATE
Incident: FATAL RTC - 1 car off road and rolled onto side - sadly 1 male declared deceased at the scene - area made safe by WSFRS
WrLx2 & HRT Crawley
Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision on the A264 at Faygate. Officers attended the single vehicle collision at around 9.45pm following a report that a silver Toyota Avensis travelling eastbound had come off the road and collided with a hedgerow at the edge of the westbound carriageway. The driver, a 52-year-old man from Horsham sadly died at the scene. A 25-year-old local man who was a passenger in the car suffered minor injuries and was taken by ambulance to East Surrey Hospital. The road was closed in both directions until 3.15am. Anyone with information regarding the collision is asked to contact Sussex Police on 0845 60 70 999 quoting serial 1784 of 18.8.
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THURSDAY 18 AUGUST - 2011

Call Ref: 7942 click to enlarge
Time: 09:09-10:51
Location: HOUSE, ORCHARD RD, SCAYNES HILL
Incident: Fire - involving two strorey mid terrace house - fire believed to have started in the kitchen - extinguished by WSFRS using 6BA, 2HR, 1 Jet and 1 Hydrant - ground floor 100% damaged by fire - 100% of 1st floor affected by smoke - support given to occupiers by volunteers from Red Cross Emergency Support Service - accidental ignition - WrLx2 Haywards Heath, WrLx2 Burgess Hill, WrL Turners Hill, FESS x 1
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Call Ref: 7950
Time: 11:05-11:17
Location: SLUGWASH LANE, HAYWARDS HEATH
Incident: RTC - collision involving 2 scooters - first aid given to 1 female at scene by WSFRS before being taken to hospital by ambulance
WrL Burgess Hill
 
Call Ref: 7962
Time: 19:45-19:57
Location: COTTAGE, WALTON LANE, BOSHAM
Incident: Chimney fire - out on arrival - inspection only by WSFRS - WrL Chichester
 
Call Ref: 7969
Time: 21:38-21:57
Location: RESIDENTIAL CHILDRENS HOME, DURRINGTON LANE, WORTHING
Incident: Fire - fire in kitchen from dishwasher - extinguished by WSFRS using 2BA, 1 Co2 and 1HR - PPV fan used to ventilate - accidental ignition - WrL Worthing
 
Call Ref: 7972
Time: 23:23-23:40
Location: SHELTERED HOUSING, ALDWICK RD, BOGNOR REGIS
Incident: Fire - fire in kitchen from unattended cooking - out on arrival - TIC used to check for hotspots - accidental ignition
WrLx2 Bognor
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FRIDAY 19 AUGUST - 2011

Call Ref: 7973
Time: 01:17-04:03
Location: SALBROOK RD, SALFORDS
Incident: Fire - involving portable office unit and two storey building used as place of worship, offices and storage - portable office destroyed by fire - 10% of first and second floor damaged by fire - 100% of building affected by smoke - 1HR, 4BA, 1 Jet, 1 CAFS Jet - cause of fire under investigation
WrL Horley, WrL & ALP Horsham, WrLx2 Reigate [Surrey FRS]
 
Call Ref: 8006
Time: 15:01-15:52
Location: WORKSHOP, TERMINUS RD, CHICHESTER
Incident: Fire - fire in light fitting - power isolated and extinguished using CO2 - light fitting removed and advice given by WSFRS - accidental ignition - WrL Chichester
 
Call Ref: 8014
Time: 17:37-18:43
Location: HILLS FARM LANE, HORSHAM
Incident: Fire - 1 hectare of grass and undergrowth alight - extinguished using 2HR and beater - WrL & L4T Horsham
 
Call Ref: 8016
Time: 18:47-18:55
Location: GRANVILLE RD, LITTLEHAMPTON
Incident: Fire - hedge well alight - 2HR used to extinguish - deliberate ignition - WrL Littlehampton
 
Call Ref: 8020
Time: 18:45-19:22
Location: FLAT, SOUTHLANDS, VICARAGE LANE, HORLEY
Incident: Fire - fire in cooker caused by unattended cooking - extinguished using buckets of water & 2BA - PPV fan used to ventilate - accidental - WrL Horley, WrL Reigate [Surrey FRS]
 
Call Ref: 8023
Time: 21:11-21:22
Location: SOUTH FARM RD, WORTHING
Incident: Fire - bonfire out of control - 1HR used by WSFRS to extinguish - advice given to occupier - WrL Worthing
 
Call Ref: 8025
Time: 21:57-14:31
Location: FOUR SEASONS FUEL DEPOT, CONEYHURST RD, BILLINGSHURST
Incident: Fire - involving a range of buildings used as fuel farm - 600 metre safety cordon set up - nearby residents evacuated to Billingshurst village Hall - refreshments and welfare provided by Red Cross Emergency Support Service - Police helicoptor used to provide WSFRS with aerial assessment of blaze - road closures in place until Saturday lunchtime - fire extinguished using 4 Jets, 2 monitors, 2 Hydrants - area damped down - fire under investigation
WrL Billingshurt, WrL Partridge Green, WrL & BASU Horsham, WrLx2 Storrington, WrL & WrC Burgess Hill, WrLx2 Petworth, WrL Henfield, WrL Shoreham-By-Sea, WrL & OSU Horley, ICU Haywards Heath
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SATURDAY 20 AUGUST - 2011

Call Ref: 8038
Time: 00:37-00:55
Location: MEADOW RD, WORTHING
Incident: Fire - small area of hedgerow alight - extinguished using 1HR - WrL Worthing
 
Call Ref: 8041
Time: 06:28-06:50
Location: SUPERMARKET, AVON RD, LITTLEHAMPTON
Incident: Fire - two storey building used as supermarket - fire in 1st floor kitchen - out on arrival - ventilation and inspection only by WSFRS - accidental ignition - WrLx2 Littlehampton
 
Call Ref: 8045
Time: 09:21-09:41
Location: ROUNDABOUT, A27 FONTWELL
Incident: RTC - collision involving 1 car and 1 articulated lorry - no persons trapped - 1 elderly female released prior to arrival of WSFRS - vehicle and road made safe - WrL Chichester
 
Call Ref: 8049
Time: 10:12-10:41
Location: THE STREET, COWFOLD
Incident: Fire - involving brakes on rear wheels of lorry - extinguished using 1HR - TIC used to check vehicle for hot spots - accidental ignition - L4T East Grinstead, WrL Horsham
 
Call Ref: 8055
Time: 12:56-13:21
Location: HILLINGDALE, BROADFIELD
Incident: Fire - BBQ and small area of fencing alight - 1HR used to extinguish - TIC used to check for hot spots on gas cylinder - cylinder cooled - advice given - WrLx2 Crawley
 
Call Ref: 8056
Time: 13:25-13:43
Location: ANGMERING LANE, ANGMERING
Incident: fire - unattended bonfire - 1HR used to extinguish - WrL Worthing
 
Call Ref: 8058
Time: 14:01-14:13
Location: NURSERY SCHOOL, VICTORIA DRIVE, BOGNOR REGIS
Incident: Flooding - flooding caused by burst exterior water pipe - flooding not affecting properties - WrL Bognor
 
Call Ref: 8082
Time: 23:55-01:01
Location: JUNCTION A24 & A280, LONG FURLONG, FINDON
Incident: Fire - 1 car severely damaged by fire - extinguished using 2BA, 1 HR, 1 Dry Powder extinguisher - accidental ignition - WrL Worthing
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SUNDAY 21 AUGUST - 2011

Call Ref: 8089
Time: 01:44-02:20
Location: CLAYHALL LANE, REIGATE
Incident: Fire - car alight - 1HR used to extinguish - suspected deliberate ignition - L4T Crawley
 
Call Ref: 8097
Time: 03:59-04:06
Location: OLD HORSHAM RD, CRAWLEY
Incident: Fire - tree alight - extinguished using 1 Jet - deliberate ignition - WrL Crawley
 
Call Ref: 8099
Time: 04:38-05:33
Location: RUSPERS, RUSPER RD, IFIELD
Incident: Fire - caravan well alight - extinguished using 2 monitors, 2 Jets, 4BA - suspected deliberate ignition - WrLx2 Crawley
 
Call Ref: 8107
Time: 09:27-09:49
Location: NURSING HOME, PARKFIELD RD, WORTHING
Incident: Fire - fire in electrical light fitting - out on arrival - electrics isolated - TIC used to check for hot spots - accidental
WrLx2 Worthing
 
Call Ref: 8109
Time: 10:28-10:43
Location: HARBOUR RD, BOSHAM
Incident: Fire - bonfire burning out of control - extinguished by WSFRS using 1HR - WrL Chichester
 
Call Ref: 8111
Time: 11:35-12:22
Location: HOUSE, DAWTREY CLOSE, RUSTINGTON
Incident: Fire - involving garage to mid terrace house - extinguished using 2BA and 2HR, 1 Jet and 1 Hydrant - TIC used to check for hot spots - 25% of garage damaged by fire - 10% of adjacent property damaged by radiated heat - accidental ignition - WrLx2 Littlehampton
 
Call Ref: 8129
Time: 15:33-16:04
Location: BUCKINGHAM PARK, SHOREHAM-BY-SEA
Incident: Fire - tree alight - 1HR used to extinguish - area around tree cordoned off - incident left with park keeper and District Council - WrL Shoreham-By-Sea
 
Call Ref: 8132
Time: 16:10-16:23
Location: BANJO RD, LITTLEHAMPTON
Incident: Fire - caused by careless disposable of BBQ in bin - extinguished by FRS - WrL Littlehampton
 
Call Ref: 8143
Time: 22:08-22:22
Location: CAR PARK, HIGHDOWN TOWERS, LITTLEHAMPTON RD, GORING-BY-SEA
Incident: Fire - car and hedgerow alight - extinguished using 2BA, 2HR & 1 Hydrant - WrL East Preston
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MONDAY 22 AUGUST - 2011

Call Ref: 8162
Time: 11:43-12:01
Location: HOUSE, HIGHLANDS RD, HORSHAM
Incident: Fire - fire in ground floor kitchen - saucepan left unattended - fire out on arrival - accidental - WrLx2 Horsham
 
Call Ref: 8164
Time: 11:49-12:21
Location: TOAT LANE, PULBOROUGH
Incident: Fire - involving 1 caravan destroyed by fire - out on arrival - surrounding area damped down using 2HR - deliberate ignition
WrL Billingshurst
 
Call Ref: 8167
Time: 12:02-12:44
Location: CAR PARK, CEDAR HOUSE, CHESSWOOD RD, WORTHING
Incident: Fire - bonfire burning out of control - made safe by WSFRS using 1HR - WrL Worthing
 
Call Ref: 8170
Time: 13:00-13:15
Location: FLAT, BEPTON RD, MIDHURST
Incident: Fire - cooker fire in first floor flat - out on arrival - inspection only by WSFRS - accidental - WrL Midhurst
 
Call Ref: 8174
Time: 13:54-14:37
Location: FIELD, OFF NEWELLS LANE, BOSHAM
Incident: Fire - area of stubble alight - 1HR & 4 Beaters used by WSFRS - WrLx2 & L4T Chichester
 
Call Ref: 8178
Time: 16:45-17:28
Location: FIELD, OFF HIGHDOWN CLOSE, SOUTHWICK
Incident: Fire - straw alight - allowed to burn under control - drag rakes, pitch forks and 1HR used - approx 80 sq metres of field damaged by fire - deliberate ignition - WrL & L4T Shoreham-By-Sea
 
Call Ref: 8188
Time: 19:27-19:40
Location: CAR PARK, CROSS KEYS HOUSE, HASLETT AVE WEST, CRAWLEY
Incident: Fire - lge quantity of cardboard alight - 1HR used to extinguish - WrL Crawley
 
Call Ref: 8192
Time: 20:55-21:33
Location: FLAT, VICTORIA COURT, CLIFTON RD, WORTHING
Incident: Fire - fire in kitchen of 2nd floor flat - out on arrival - inspection and removal by WSFRS - accidental ignition - 1 elderly male treated for mild smoke inhalation by WSFRS personnel and left in care of paramedics - WrLx2 Worthing
 
Call Ref: 8197
Time: 21:43-21:48
Location: FIRST AVE, LANCING
Incident: Fire - bin fire - extinguished using 1HR - deliberate ignition - WrL Lancing
 
Call Ref: 8199
Time: 22:43-00:28
Location: FARM, DELLING LANE, BOSHAM
Incident: Fire - involving derelict brick barn - extinguished using 1 Jet - WrLx2 Chichester
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TUESDAY 23 AUGUST - 2011

Call Ref: 8210
Time: 09:16-09:58
Location: DUNNINGS RD, EAST GRINSTEAD
Incident: Assistance - 1 male fallen from scaffolding - difficult access for paramedics - casualty slid to safety using stretcher, lines and manpower - casualty taken to hospital by ambulance - WrL East Grinstead, WrL & HRT Crawley
 
Call Ref: 8214
Time: 10:06-10:34
Location: ISAACS LANE, HAYWARDS HEATH
Incident: RTC - involving 1 car - 2 children released from car prior to arrival of crews - 1 female released by WSFRS and taken to hospital by ambulance - vehicle and road made safe - WrL Burgess Hill, WrL Haywards Heath
 
Call Ref: 8222
Time: 12:20-12:39
Location: M23 SOUTHBOUND JUNCTION 8 MERSTHAM TO 9 GATWICK
Incident: Fire - involving 1 car - extinguished using 1HR and 2BA - incident left with Surrey FRS - WrL Horley
 
Call Ref: 8226
Time: 12:48-13:10
Location: BALCOMBE RD JUNCTION, HANLYE LANE, HAYWARDS HEATH
Incident: RTC - involving 1 car into ditch - no persons trapped - assistance given to paramedics and vehicle made safe by WSFRS - incident left with Sussex Police - WrL Haywards Heath
 
Call Ref: 8229
Time: 13:06-13:23
Location: ISAACS LANE, BURGESS HILL
Incident: RTC - 1 car overturned - 1 female released before arrival of crews - scene made safe by WSFRS - WrL Burgess Hill
 
Call Ref: 8231
Time: 14:02-14:23
Location: OPP PRIMARY SCHOOL, SCHOOL LANE, NORTH MUNDHAM
Incident: RTC - 1 car into ditch - no persons trapped - 1 elderly female treated at scene by paramedics - car made safe by WSFRS - incident left with Sussex Police - WrL Chichester
 
Call Ref: 8234
Time: 15:45-16:01
Location: WOODBURY AVE, EAST GRINSTEAD
Incident: Fire - bonfire burning out of control - 1HR used by WSFRS - advice given - WrL East Grinstead
 
Call Ref: 8236
Time: 16:33-16:54
Location: BIN SHED, BERKSHIRE COURT, BOXGROVE PARADE, GORING-BY-SEA
Incident: Fire - involving refuse bins inside brick built shed - bins extinguished using 2HR and 2BA - storage shed 50% damaged by heat and smoke - deliberate ignition - WrLx2 Worthing
 
Call Ref: 8241
Time: 16:55-17:27
Location: HOUSE, ALBOURNE RD, HENFIELD
Incident: Fire - kitchen fire from cooker - out on arrival - cooker removed, property ventilated and advice given by WSFRS
WrL Henfield, WrL Burgess Hill
 
Call Ref: 8242
Time: 18:26-18:32
Location: PLAYING FIELD, IFIELD AVE, CRAWLEY
Incident: Fire - fire in bin - extinguished using buckets of water - deliberate ignition - WrL Crawley
 
Call Ref: 8249
Time: 21:43-22:07
Location: RAMPLING COURT, COMMONWEALTH DRIVE, CRAWLEY
Incident: Fire - involving 2 wheelie bins in ground floor bin store - extinguished using 2HR and 2BA - TIC used to check for hot spots
WrLx2 Crawley
 
Call Ref: 8252
Time: 22:00-22:27
Location: A264 BROADBRIDGE HEATH
Incident: Spillage - 1 car broken down and leaking petrol - leak stemmed using EA pack - incident left with vehicle owner - WrL Horsham
 
Call Ref: 8253
Time: 22:18-22:38
Location: FIELD, OFF PICKHURST LANE, PULBOROUGH
Incident: Fire - 1 caravan destroyed by fire - 1HR used by WSFRS - probable deliberate ignition - WrL Billingshurst
 
Call Ref: 8255
Time: 22:05-22:28
Location: HOUSE, MILTON MOUNT AVE, CRAWLEY
Incident: Fire - small electrical fire in cooker - out on arrival - cooker inspected by WSFRS using TIC - power isolated and advice given - accidental ignition - WrLx2 Crawley
 
Call Ref: 8256
Time: 22:22-22:43
Location: FLAT, BENTSWOOD RD, HAYWARDS HEATH
Incident: Fire - fire in 1st floor flat involving thermostat switch - out on arrival - inspection only by WSFRS - accidental ignition
WrLx2 Haywards Heath
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WEDNESDAY 24 AUGUST - 2011

Call Ref: 8261
Time: 00:40-01:09
Location: ALBION ST, SHOREHAM HARBOUR
Incident: Fire - car alight - extinguished using 2HR and 2BA - deliberate ignition - WrL Shoreham-By-Sea
 
Call Ref: 8278
Time: 12:25-12:59
Location: FARM, OFF PAGHAM RD
Incident: Fire - area of stubble alight - caused by fallen power cable - live power cable cordoned off - Beaters and water backpacks used to extinguish - accidental ignition - WrL Bognor Regis, WrL Chichester
 
Call Ref: 8288
Time: 15:15-15:40
Location: MILL LANE, SHOREHAM-BY-SEA
Incident: Fire - involving drivers compartment of tractor - extinguished using 1HR & 2BA - battery isolated - tractor 50% damaged - accidental ignition - WrL Shoreham-By-Sea
 
Call Ref: 8293
Time: 18:28-19:15
Location: A27 EASTBOUND, HAMMERPOT TO CLAPHAM
Incident: RTC - 1 car off road onto its side - car stabilised using stability jacks - 1 male released by WSFRS - 1 female released using hydraulic rescue and cutting equipment - both casualties taken to hospital by ambulance
WrL & HRT Worthing, WrL East Preston, WrL Arundel
 
Call Ref: 8298
Time: 20:58-21:35
Location: CROSSGATES, AMBERLEY
Incident: Fire - 8 metres of conifer hedge alight - extinguished using 1 Jet & 1 Hydrant - WrLx2 Storrington
 
Call Ref: 8302
Time: 21:28-21:38
Location: SCHOOL LANE, SELSEY
Incident: Fire - unattended bonfire - made safe by WSFRS using 1HR - WrL Selsey
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THURSDAY 25 AUGUST - 2011

Call Ref: 8314
Time: 07:14-08:12
Location: A27 ARUNDEL BTW RAILWAY STATION & THE CROSSBUSH
Incident: FATAL RTC - collision involving 1 car and 1 HGV - male driver released from car using hydraulic rescue equipment and immediately given CPR - sadly he was declared dead at the scene - A27 closed in both directions
WrL Littlehampton, WrL Arundel, HRT Worthing
Police News
UPDATE Fatal crash on A27 at Arundel
Emergency services were called to the A27 at Arundel at 7.10am this morning, Thursday 25 August, after a car and a lorry had collided on the stretch between Arundel railway station and Crossbush.
The car driver was trapped in the car. He was released by the fire service and received immediate medical treatment but tragically died at the scene. There are no reports of any other injuries, but further details are not available at this stage
The A27 is closed in both directions at that point and there is considerable traffic congestion as a result. Drivers are being advised to avoid the Arundel area if at all possible for the time being.
 
Call Ref: 8319
Time: 10:12-10:31
Location: PAGHAM RD, LAGNESS
Incident: RTC - involving 1 car off road and onto roof - one female assisted from the car using manpower and small gear - taken to hospital by ambulance - vehicle and road made safe by WSFRS - WrL Bognor Regis, WrL & HRT Chichester
 
Call Ref: 8321
Time: 10:25-11:11
Location: HOUSE, FRANKLIN RD, SHOREHAM-BY-SEA
Incident: Animal Rescue - 10-week old kitten with head stuck in wooden TV cabinet - safely released by WSFRS using hearth kit tools and reunited with owner - WrL Shoreham-By-Sea
 
Call Ref: 8327
Time: 11:34-11:53
Location: TILGATE PARADE, TILGATE, CRAWLEY
Incident: Fire - small fire in public toilets - extinguished using buckets of water - deliberate ignition - WrL Crawley
 
Call Ref: 8349
Time: 16:35-17:54
Location: HAMMONDS RIDGE, BURGESS HILL
Incident: Fire - fire in electrical junction box on pavement - out on arrival - inspection only - incident left with power network - accidental - WrL Burgess Hill
 
Call Ref: 8350
Time: 17:24-17:40
Location: COTTAGE, TWO MILE ASH RD, BARNS GREEN
Incident: Fire - fire involving electrical light switch - out on arrival - inspection and isolation only by WSFRS - WrL Horsham
 
Call Ref: 8354
Time: 18:37-18:57
Location: BUNGALOW, SILVERDALE DRIVE, SOMPTING
Incident: Fire - small fire in kitchen - out on arrival - 20% of kitchen damaged by fire, heat and smoke - 1 elderly male treated for mild smoke inhalation by WSFRS personnel - accidental ignition - two smoke detectors fitted by WSFRS - WrLx2 Worthing
 
Advice from WSFRS - smoke alarms can give you that vital early warning to a fire. Make sure you have a smoke alarm fitted on each floor of your home and test them weekly
 
Call Ref: 8357
Time: 19:02-19:25
Location: CUCKFIELD BYPASS, CUCKFIELD
Incident: RTC - collision involving 2 cars - no persons trapped - 3 people treated by paramedics and taken to hospital by ambulance - small fuel spillage on road - vehicles and road made safe by WSFRS - WrL Haywards Heath
 
Call Ref: 8364
Time: 20:29-20:41
Location: A272, ANSTY
Incident: Spillage - small quantity of fuel spilled on roundabout - area made safe by WSFRS using 1HR and sand - WrL Haywards Heath
 
police Ref: 36898
Motorcyclist killed in Pease Pottage collision
Time: 11pm
Location: A264, Pease Pottage, Crawley
Incident: FATAL RTC - A motorcyclist has been killed in a collision on the A264, Pease Pottage, Crawley, at around 11pm.
The 28-year-old man from Crawley was travelling westbound on a blue Yamaha 600 when he has lost control and collided with signs on the Tollgate Hill roundabout. The man received medical attention by paramedics, but sadly was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police would like to thank the public for their understanding while the road was temporarily closed to allow police to investigate the incident and the Highways Agency to make the road safe for use.
Any witnesses to the collision are asked to contact Sussex Police on 0845 60 70 999 quoting Op Kara.
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FRIDAY 26 AUGUST - 2011

Call Ref: 8368
Time: 01:31-01:52
Location: FARM, REIGATE RD, HOOKWOOD
Incident: Fire - involving hay bales - allowed to burn out under supervision - deliberate ignition - WrL Horley
 
Call Ref: 8371
Time: 08:15-08:56
Location: SOMERLEY ROUNDABOUT, BELL LANE, BIRDHAM
Incident: RTC - collision involving 1 HGV and 1 car - no persons trapped - male casualty taken to hospital by ambulance - scene made safe by WSFRS - incident left with Sussex Police - WrL Chichester
 
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Emergency services attending RTC in Hassocks
Time Added- 13:34 - - Reference:36907
Police and emergency services are currently attending a single vehicle RTC at the Stonepound Crossroads on the A273, Hassocks. It is believed the driver of a BMW may be seriously injured after his car left the road and collided with a tree at around 1pm.
Roads running to and from that junction have been closed for the time being and drivers are advised to use other routes.
Road traffic officers are currently at the scene. We will endeavour to provide a further update later this afternoon.
 
UPDATE
A 27-year-old man from Portslade has been airlifted to the Royal London Hospital after his BMW left the road and collided with a tree this afternoon. Police and emergency services attended the incident just south of the Stonepound Crossroads on the A273, Hassocks at around 1pm. The roads running to and from that junction still remain closed whilst police investigate and the Highways Agency make the road safe for use. Police would like to thank drivers for their patience and for the time being advise them to use an alternative route.
If anyone witnessed the collision or saw the blue BMW just before it left the road they are asked to call Sussex Police on 0845 60 70 999 quoting Operation Yeoman.

 
Fire service Call Ref: 8385
Time: 13:06 - 14:32
Location: STONEPOUND CROSSROADS,HASSOCKS
Incident: RTC - Single car - 1 male medically trapped - casualty extricated and conveyed to hospital by Air Ambulance - vehicle and road made safe by WSFRS - WrL Burgess Hill
 
Call Ref: 8387
Time: 13:58 - 15:17
Location: HOUSE, THE SQUARE, WESTBOURNE
Incident: Fire - small fire involving sash window - extinguished using 1HR - accidental ignition - WrL Havant [HFRS], WrL Chichester
 
Call Ref: 8407
Time: 21:52 - 22:25
Location: SLINDON BOTTOM ROAD, SLINDON
Incident: Fire - 1 car on fire - extinguished using 2HR & 2BA - accidental ignition - WrL Chichester
 
Call Ref: 8412
Time: 04:07 - 04:42
Location: ANNONDALE AVENUE, BOGNOR REGIS
Incident: Fire - approx 9m of hedgerow well alight - extinguished using 2HR & 1 Hydrant - WrL Bognor Regis
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SATURDAY 27 AUGUST - 2011

Call Ref: 8420
Time: 10:06 - 10:28
Location: CHESTNUT CLOSE, STORRINGTON
Incident: Fire - fire involving dishwasher - out on arrival - inspection only by WSFRS - accidental ignition - WrL Storrington
 
Call Ref: 8445
Time: 23:45 - 00:26
Location: PINE CLOSE, WEST LAVINGTON
Incident: Fire - approx 20m of trees and timber fencing severly damaged by fire - extinguished using 2HR & 1 Hydrant - WrL Midhurst
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SUNDAY 28 AUGUST - 2011

Call Ref: 8468
Time: 13:48 - 14:06
Location: BLOCK OF FLATS, HAM ROAD, SHOREHAM
Incident: Fire - wheelie bin on fire inside covered parking area of flats - extinguished using 1HR & 2BA - accidental ignition - WrL Shoreham
 
Call Ref: 8480
Time: 16:01 - 18:32
Location: ROPE WALK, LITTLEHAMPTON
Incident: Fire - approx 30 bales of straw well alight - extinguished using 2HR, 2Jets, 1 Hydrant - straw bales broken up and scattered across field using drag rakes - deliberate ignition - 2xWrL Littlehampton, WrC Littlehampton
 
Call Ref: 8491
Time: 18:34 - 05:12
Location: HOUSE, MIDDLETON ROAD, MIDDLETON-ON-SEA
Incident: Fire - detached thatched property - well developed fire in roof space and first floor - roof stripped of thatch and fire extinguished using 3HR, 5 Jets, 2 Hydrants, 4 TIC, 6BA, 6 triple extension ladders - the crews were successful in stopping the fire from spreading to the extension & garage of the property and provided assistance to the owners in salvaging personal effects and furniture - crews remained at the scene throughout the night damping down hot spots and ensuring that the fire was fully extinguished - 100% of roof destroyed, 20% of first floor and 5% of ground floor damaged by fire - accidental ignition believed to have been caused by a fault with the chimney
2xWrL Bognor Regis, WrL East Preston, 2xWrL Chichester, 3xWrL Worthing, WrL Hurstpierpoint, WrL Shoreham, 2xWrL Storrington, TRU & WrL Horley, WrL Littlehampton, WrL Turners Hill, WrL Petworth, WrL steyning, WrL Crawley, WrL Lancing. Red Cross Victim Support Unit
 
Call Ref: 8515 Time:06:08 - 07:49
Location: ROPE WALK, LITTLEHAMPTON
Incident: Fire - re-ignition of straw bales from previous incident [8480] - extinguished using 2HR, 1 Hydrant - WrL Littlehampton
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MONDAY 29 AUGUST - 2011

Call Ref: 8528
Time: 13:00 - 13:26
Location: A27 - TITNORE LANE, CLAPHAM
Incident: RTC - collision involving 1 car and 1 motorbike - 1 male casulaty treated by paramedics and conveyed to hospital by Air Ambulance - petrol spillage - scene and roadway made safe by WSFRS - WrL Worthing
 
Call Ref: 8539
Time: 15:24 -
Location: M23 - JUNCTION 10, CRAWLEY TO JUNCTION 10A, MAIDENBOWER
Incident: Fire - 1 car 50% damaged by fire - extinguished using 1HR, 1 Jet, 2BA - accidental ignition - WrL Crawley
 
Call Ref: 8554
Time: 17:25 - 17:49
Location: FLATS, PEVENSEY ROAD, BOGNOR REGIS
Incident: Fire - fire in oven, first floor flat - out on arrival - inspection and smoke clearance by WSFRS using PPV - accidental ignition
WrL Bognor Regis
 
Call Ref: 8573
Time: 01:02 - 01:40
Location: BUCKINGHAM PARK, SHOREHAM
Incident: Fire - 1 car alight - extinguished using 1HR, 2BA - suspected deliberate ignition - WrL Shoreham
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TUESDAY 30 AUGUST - 2011

Call Ref: 8595
Time: 09:39 - 10:34
Location: A27 WESTBOUND HAMMERPOT TO POLING
Incident: RTC - collision involving 2 cars - 1 female casualty extricated and conveyed to hospital by ambulance - vehicles and road made safe by WSFRS - 2xWrL Littlehampton, HRT Worthing, WrL Arundel
 
Call Ref: 8598
Time: 10:30 - 11:24
Location: CHURCHFIELDS, EAST PRESTON
Incident: Persons trapped - 1 male casualty trapped on 1st floor of building under construction - crews assisted Doctors and Paramedics to move casualty to a strectcher - casualty removed from 1st floor using ALP and conveyed to hospital - WrL Littlehampton, ALP Worthing
 
Call Ref: 8625
Time: 19:53 - 20:07
Location: HOUSE, ST CATHERINES ROAD, LITTLEHAMPTON
Incident: Fire - small fire in kitchen - out on arrival - inspection and isolation by WSFRS - 2xWrL Littlehampton
 
Call Ref: 8628
Time: 20:59 - 21:30
Location: ROWAN WAY, ANGMERING
Incident: Fire - area of woodland alight - extinguished using 1HR - suspected deliberate ignition - WrL East Preston
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WEDNESDAY 31 AUGUST - 2011

Call Ref: 8639
Time: 04:30 - 04:49
Location: BRAMBER ROAD, BROADWATER
Incident: Fire - 1 motorcycle destroyed by fire - extinguished using 1HR - suspected deliberate ignition - WrL Worthing
 
Call Ref: 8643
Time: 07:30 - 07:59
Location: FELPHAM WAY, FELPHAM
Incident: Fire - area of grassland alight - extinguished using 1HR - 2xWrL Bognor Regis, L4T Bognor Regis
 
Call Ref: 8656
Time: 12:02-12:26
Location: A283 SHOREHAM-BY-SEA
Incident: RTC - collision involving 2 cars - no persons trapped - 2 female casualties taken to hospital by ambulance - vehicles and road made safe by WSFRS - WrL Shoreham-By-Sea
 
Call Ref: 8682
Time: 21:59-22:11
Location: CARPARK, BERKSHIRE COURT, BOXGROVE PARADE, GORING-BY-SEA
Incident: Fire - car alight - extinguished using 2BA & 1HR - suspected deliberate ignition - WrL Worthing
 
Call Ref: 8684
Time: 22:16-22:39
Location: TESCO, CHARLES AVE, BURGESS HILL
Incident: Fire - car well alight - 2BA & 2HR used to extinguish - accidental ignition - WrL Hurstpierpoint
 
 
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