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REPORTED WEST SUSSEX INCIDENT SUMMARIES - October 2012
 
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 OCTOBER - 2012


F&RS Call Ref: 9835
Time: 02:41-02:58
Location: BRIGHTON ROAD, WORTHING
Incident: FIRE
motorbike and bushes on fire - 1HR by WSF&RS - deliberate ignition - police in attendance - WrL Worthing
 
F&RS Call Ref: 9837
Time: 03:29-05:44
Location: 3 STOREY HOUSE, EAST MARDEN
Incident: FIRE
in converted loft space of 3 storey house 15mx12m and affecting the roof - 10% of house damaged by fire and a further 15% by heat - 20% of house damaged by smoke - 10BA, 3HRs, ladders and thermal imaging camera used by F&RS - damaged areas cut away and damped down
WrLx2 Chichester, WrL Petersfield (HF&RS), CU Bognor, BASU Chichester, L4T Chichester
 
F&RS Call Ref: 9844
Time: 09:02-09:53
Location: TRUNDLE HILL, GOODWOOD NEAR CHICHESTER
Incident: RTC
2 cars - 2 male adults and 1 adult female released from one car before arrival of WSF&RS - 1 adult female extricated from car by WSF&RS using hydraulic rescue equipment and taken to hospital by ambulance - incident left with police
WrL Bognor, HRT Chichester, WrL Midhurst
 
F&RS Call Ref: 9857
Time: 12:12-12:50
Location: A23 NORTHBOUND, HANDCROSS TO PEASE POTTAGE
Incident: RTC
1 car - no persons trapped - fuel spillage made safe by WSF&RS - incident left with police
WrLx2 Crawley, WrL Horley
 
F&RS Call Ref: 9862
Time: 13:20-13:39
Location: A23 NORTHBOUND, BOLNEY TO SLAUGHAM
Incident: RTC
1 car off road - no persons trapped - inspection only by WSF&RS - incident left with police
WrL Haywards Heath, WrL Burgess Hill
 
F&RS Call Ref: 9865
Time: 14:09-14:45
Location: OFFICE BUILDING - NORTH STREET, HORSHAM
Incident: RTC
car in collisIon with building - no persons trapped - scene made safe by WSF&RS - incident left with police
WrL Horsham
 
F&RS Call Ref: 9871
Time: 15:40-16:25
Location: A29 NEAR BRINSBURY COLLEGE, PULBOROUGH
Incident: RTC
collision involving 2 cars - 1 female adult released before the arrival of WSF&RS and taken to hospital by ambulance - scene made safe by WS&RS - incident left with police - WrL Horsham, WrL Storrington
 

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TUESDAY 2 OCTOBER - 2012


F&RS Call Ref: 9899
Time: 03:45-06:12
Location: LOCAL AUTHORITY WASTE MANAGEMENT CENTRE - STANE STREET, CHICHESTER
Incident: FIRE
cab of HGV dumper lorry in single storey workshop building destroyed by fire - areas of fire in roof of building - 4BA, 1HR and ladders used by WSF&RS - ALP used to inspect roof of building, damp down and assist in removing roof sections - cause of fire under investigation
WrLx2 Chichester, ALP Worthing, FIO
 
F&RS Call Ref: 9906
Time: 09:40-10:04
Location: TERRACED HOUSE LANCASTRIAN GRANGE, CHICHESTER
Incident: Flooding
burst water pipe causing water damage to ground floor of house - water isolated by WSF&RS and small amount of salvage carried out - advice given to occupier - WrL Chichester
 
F&RS Call Ref: 9926
Time: 16:44-17:21
Location: HOUSE - CORFE CLOSE, SOUTHWATER, HORSHAM
Incident: Assistance to RSPCA officer
10 month old cat on ridge of pitched roof of house - cat rescued by WSF&RS using a ladder
WrL Horsham
 
F&RS Call Ref: 9929
Time: 17:34-17:46
Location: ISAACS LANE, HAYWARDS HEATH
Incident: RTC
1 car overturned - no persons trapped - inspection only by WSF&RS - incident left with police - WrL Haywards Heath
 
F&RS Call Ref: 9941
Time: 21:47-22:27
Location: ROTHER COLLEGE - NORTH STREET, MIDHURST
Incident: FIRE
fire in lighting distribution board in 2nd floor store room - inspection only - fire out on arrival of WSF&RS
WrLx2 Midhurst
 

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WEDNESDAY 3 OCTOBER - 2012


Police report - Ref: PR40558 / 2012
Location: Sussex
Incident: Two more arrests over Ford industrial site death
Two men, a 62-year old from Wickham, Hampshire, and a 26-year old from Fareham, Hampshire, were arrested on Wednesday 3 October on suspicion of manslaughter by gross negligence, following the death of 66-year-old Lindsay Campbell, from Cunningham Road, Waterlooville, Hampshire, in an incident at South Coast Skips, Rudford Industrial Estate, Ford, on Wednesday 25 July. They were subsequently released on police bail until 6 December. On Friday 7 September a 47-year-old man from Birdham near Chichester and a 50-year-old man from Bognor Regis were also arrested on suspicion of the same offence. They were subsequently released on police bail until 8 November. The investigation is being carried out by detectives from the Surrey and Sussex Major Crime Team with the support of the Health and Safety Executive, and police reports are being submitted to the Crown Prosecution Service.
 
F&RS Call Ref: 9951
Time: 08:59-09:37
Location: A283 EAST OF WASHINGTON ROUNDABOUT, WASHINGTON
Incident: RTC
collision involving 2 cars - 1 female adult trapped and extricated by WSF&RS using hydraulic rescue equipment - woman taken to hospital by ambulance
scene made safe - WrL Storrington, WrL Worthing
 
F&RS Call Ref: 9964
Time: 15:08-15:39
Location: FARMLAND OFF A283, FISHERSTREET, NORTHCHAPEL
Incident: FIRE
tractor well alight on arrival of F&RS - 2BA, 1HR used - accidental - WrL Petworth, WrL Haslemere (SF&RS)
 
F&RS Call Ref: 9970
Time: 17:31-19:43
Location: FARMLAND OFF STROUD LANE, WARNHAM
Incident: FIRE
hay bales on fire - hay bales relocated away from hedgerow by WSF&RS using farm tractor and allowed to burn out under control
WrL Horsham, L4T Crawley
 
Police report - Ref: PR40556 / 2012
Time: 7.15pm
Location: Brougham Road, Worthing
Incident: Attempted armed robbery at Worthing bookmakers
Police are investigating an attempted robbery at a bookmakers in Worthing this evening. At around 7.15pm a man entered Bet Fred in Brougham Road, Worthing, and threatened a male member of staff with a knife. The man demanded money. The suspect ran from the store without any money after becoming aware that there was a customer in the shop. He ran east along the road and then got onto a small bike.
No-one was injured as a result of the incident.
The suspect is described as white, 20 to 30-years-old, 5'8" to 5'10", of average build, with a southern accent. He was wearing a black jacket, black woollen gloves and dark grey balaclava. He was carrying a knife and a green plastic bag. Detectives are linking this incident with a robbery at Ladbrokes in Rowlands Road on Tuesday evening. Anyone with information which might assist police with their investigation is incident is asked to contact Sussex Police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
 

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THURSDAY 4 OCTOBER - 2012


Police report - Ref: PR40566 / 2012
Location: Bognor
Incident: Three warrants executed in Bognor
Three search warrants were excuted at addresses in Bognor this morning in a further bid to crack down on drug offences being committed in the town. The operation was led by Arun district police and the addresses in central Bognor were targetted following information received about illegal activity.
Anyone with information about people bringing drugs to the area is asked to call police on 101, or contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
 
F&RS Call Ref: 9988
Time: 07:44-08:02
Location: WEALD DRIVE, CRAWLEY
Incident: RTC
collision involving car and van - no persons trapped - 1 male adult taken to hospital by ambulance - incident left with police
WrLx2 Crawley, HRT Crawley
 
F&RS Call Ref: 9991
Time: 09:20-09:38
Location: BONNETTS LANE, IFIELD, CRAWLEY
Incident: RTC
collision involving 2 cars - no persons trapped - scene made safe by WSF&RS - WrLx2 Crawley, HRT Crawley
 
F&RS Call Ref: 10002
Time: 13:06-
Location: A23 SOUTHBOUND, HANDCROSS TO SLAUGHAM
Incident: FATAL RTC
articulated lorry off road and on roadside - sadly the driver of the lorry was declared dead at the scene - police, ambulance paramedics and air ambulance also in attendance - WrLx2 Crawley, HRT Crawley
Police report - Ref: PR40572 / 2012
Time: 12.45pm
Location: A23, southbound, near Handcross
Incident: Man dies following A23 crash
At approximately 12.45pm today an incident occurred on A23 near Handcross where an articulated lorry carrying a dumper truck left the carriage way into the verge. Emergency services attended the scene but sadly the driver of the vehicle was declared dead at the scene. Police said the A23 was closed on both carriageways for a short time to allow the air ambulance to land. The northbound carriageway has now reopened. The southbound closed for over four hours, but it is now open. This was necessary to safely facilitate the specialist recovery of the large vehicle and its load. We would like to thank the public for their co-operation and patience during this time.
Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to contact Sussex Police quoting Operation Sherton.
 
Police report - Ref: PR40582 / 2012
Time: 2.30pm
Location: Worthing
Incident: Attempted car theft in Worthing
A good samaritan who stopped to help a man on the floor nearly had his car stolen. At 2.30pm in Lansdowne Road, Worthing, a man was seen lying on the ground and appeared to be in need of an ambulance. A passing motorist stopped to offer help but the man got up and ran to the driver's car and tried to drive it away. He was only stopped by the fact that the driver had taken his keys with him. The suspect then asked for the keys but after he was refused, ran away towards the seafront. He is described as in his late 40s, of medium build and greying hair, a short beard, wearing a grey top with a zip up front, dark jeans and white trainers.
Police said that this incident left a well intentioned person shaken and upset and would ask residents to be mindful of this style of theft. If you witnessed the incident please call police on 101 quoting 0926 of the 4/10.
 
F&RS Call Ref: 10012
Time: 16:41-17:18
Location: UPPER FLAT - STOCKER ROAD, BOGNOR
Incident: FIRE
chip pan in kitchen well alight - 2BA, 1 fire blanket and PPV fan used by WSF&RS - accidental - WrLx2 Bognor
If you do have a chip pan fire in the kitchen, don't take any risks - get everyone out of your home and call 999.
Chip pan fire video
 
F&RS Call Ref: 10015
Time: 17:00 20:21
Location: HOOKLANDS LANE, SHRIPLEY
Incident: Dangerous Structure
Lorry entangled in live electricity cable - area cordoned off by WSF&RS - electricity isolated by power network company engineers and lorry checked over - WrL Storrington
 
F&RS Call Ref: 10023
Time: 19:42- 19:57
Location: A27 SLINDON ROUNDABOUT, FONTWELL, CHICHESTER
Incident: RTC
collision involving 2 cars - no persons trapped - 2 elderly male adults and 2 elderly female adults released before arrival of WSF&RS - inspection only by WSF&RS - incident left with police - WrL Chichester
 
F&RS Call Ref: 10031
Time: 22:59 - 23:27
Location: BLOCK OF FLATS - ST JAMES ROAD, EAST GRINSTEAD
Incident: FIRE
fire in ground floor flat - fire out on arrival of F&RS - smoke affecting 1st floor flat - chimney inspected by WSF&RS using thermal imaging camera - PPV fan used to clear smoke from 1st floor flat - advice given - WrLx2 East Grinstead
 

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FRIDAY 5 OCTOBER - 2012


F&RS Call Ref: 10054
Time: 18:19-18:27
Location: HOUSE, HIGH STREET, CHILGROVE
Incident: FIRE
Chimney fire - chimney rodding carried out by WSFRS and advice given - WrL Chichester
 

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SATURDAY 6 OCTOBER - 2012


F&RS Call Ref: 10064
Time: 07:30-08:07
Location: CROSSROADS, EAST STREET, TURNERS HILL
Incident: RTC
involving 2 cars - 1 person released by WSFRS using hydraulic rescue equipment - 2 male casualties taken to hospital by ambulance
WrL Turners Hill, WrL East Grinstead, WrL & HRT Crawley
 
F&RS Call Ref: 10065
Time: 07:35-08:06
Location: FIELDS, HOLT LANE, CLAPHAM
Incident: FIRE
car on fire in field - extinguished by WSFRS - deliberate ignition - WrLx2 Worthing
 
Police report - Ref: PR40592 / 2012
Time: 10.40pm
Location: A27, Boxgrove
Incident: Cyclist seriously injured in A27 collision at Boxgrove
Police are appealing for witnesses after a cyclist received serious injuries in a collision on the A27 at Boxgrove. Shortly before 10.40pm a red Vauxhall Zafira travelling eastbound and a pedal cyclist collided on the A27 Arundel Road near to Meadow Way. The cyclist, a 35-year-old local man, received a serious head injury and was taken to St Richards Hospital for treatment. The driver of the Vauxhall, a man in his 30s from Worthing, was not injured.
Anyone with information regarding the collision is asked to contact Sussex Police on 101 quoting serial 1759 of 6/10.
 
F&RS Call Ref: 10076
Time: 14:17-15:18
Location: A283 STORRINGTON
Incident: RTC
involving 2 cars - 1 female casualty released by WSFRS using hydraulic rescue equipment - 1 male casualty assisted by paramedics - 1 further casualty assisted prior to arrival of WSFRS - 3 casualties taken to hospital by ambulance - incident left with Police
WrL Storrington, WrL Billingshurst, HRT Worthing
 
Police report - Ref: PR40593 / 2012
Time: 2.20pm
Location: High Street. Worthing
Incident: Pedestrian seriously injured in collision with bus
Police are appealing for witnesses to a serious collision between a bus and a pedestrian.
The collision happened at 2.20pm on the High Street in Worthing near the junction with Charlecote Road. The 75-year-old female pedestrian from Worthing was taken to Royal Sussex County Hospital with serious injuries.
Anyone who saw what happened is asked to contact police on 101 quoting Operation Wyvern.
 
F&RS Call Ref: 10082
Time: 17:53-18:08
Location: MANSFIELD RD, BOGNOR REGIS
Incident: FIRE
fire involving brakes on lorry - 1HR used by WSFRS to extinguish - accidental ignition - WrL Bognor Regis
 

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SUNDAY 7 OCTOBER - 2012


F&RS Call Ref: 10102
Time: 17:42-18:16
Location: HOUSE, MANT RD, PETWORTH
Incident: FIRE
Chimney fire - extinguished by WSFRS - advice given - WrL Petworth
 
F&RS Call Ref: 10105
Time: 19:26-19:58
Location: WOODS, SOUTHGATE AVE, SOUTHGATE
Incident: FIRE
involving motorcycle - extinguished by WSFRS using low pressure hose reel - deliberate ignition
WrL & L4T Crawley
 
F&RS Call Ref: 10112
Time: 22:43-22:58
Location: SHOP, SALVINGTON RD, DURRINGTON
Incident: FIRE
fire at rear of premises - extinguished by WSFRS using 1HR - advice given to shop owner - WrLx2 Worthing
 

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MONDAY 8 OCTOBER - 2012


F&RS Call Ref: 10114
Time: 04:43 - ON GOING
Location: THATCHED PROPERTY, SMUGGLERS LANE, BOSHAM
Incident: FIRE
involving roof of single storey thatched property - 90% of roof destroyed by fire - 90% of house damaged by heat and smoke - fire break created to stop fire spreading to adjoining annexe - 22BA, 4 Jets, 1HR, 1 hydrant, 1 dam and water shuttle used by WSFRS to extinguish fire - elderly female suffering from smoke inhalation taken to hospital by ambulance - WSFRS crews remain at scene damping down and assisting fire investigation officer - fire believed accidental
WrLx2 Chichester, WrLx2 & CSU Bognor, WrL Emsworth (Hampshire Fire & Rescue Service), WrL Worthing, WrL Arundel,
WrC Littlehampton
 
F&RS Call Ref: 10136
Time: 13:52-14:14
Location: GROUND FLOOR FLAT - PEGWELL WAY, BEWBUSH, CRAWLEY
Incident: FIRE
fire in kitchen oven out on arrival of WSF&RS - smoke cleared using PPV fan - advice given to occupier - accidental
WrLx2 Crawley
 
Public report Re- Paul Anderson, Chichester
Time: 4.05pm
Location: A285, Upwaltham
Incident: Collision on A285
Emergency services are attending a collision involving a tractor and van.
Fire & Rescue appliances from Chichester and Petworth are attending. A285 is blocked.
F&RS Call Ref: 10144
Time: 15:47-17:01
Location: A285, UPWALTHAM
Incident: RTC
collision involving van and tractor - 1 male adult trapped in van - man released by WSF&RS using hydraulic rescue equipment - man taken to hospital by ambulance - scene made safe by WSF&RS - WrL Chichester, WrL Petworth, HRT Chichester
 
F&RS Call Ref: 10146
Time: 16:31-17:15
Location: BRACKLESHAM LANE, EARNLEY
Incident: RTC
involving car in collision with hedgerow - no persons trapped - scene made safe by WSF&RS - WrL Bognor
 
F&RS Call Ref: 10149
Time: 17:38-18:11
Location: 2nd FLOOR FLAT - GLAMIS STREET, BOGNOR
Incident: FIRE
fire in kitchen of 2nd floor flat - 2BA, 1HR used by WSF&RS - PPV fan used to assist with ventilation - elderly female occupier checked over by ambulance paramedics but didn't need to go to hospital - accidental - WrLx2 Bognor
 
F&RS Call Ref: 10150
Time: 17:54-18:13
Location: PUBLIC TOILET BLOCK - CUCKFIELD ROAD, HURSTPIERPOINT
Incident: FIRE
fire in public toilet block - fire out on arrival of WSF&RS - deliberate ignition
WrL Burgess Hill
 

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TUESDAY 9 OCTOBER - 2012


F&RS Call Ref: 10167
Time: 03:50-04:27
Location: OUTSIDE HOUSES - STEAM FURLONG, WICK
Incident: FIRE
car severely damaged by fire - 2 further cars damaged by heat - 2BA, 2HRs used by WSF&RS - suspected deliberate ignition
WrL Littlehampton
 
F&RS Call Ref: 10186
Time: 07:06-07:25
Location: BUTCHERS SHOP IN 2 STOREY BUILDING - HIGH STREET, SHOREHAM
Incident: FIRE
fire in commercial freezer in butchers shop - electrics isolated and 1Co2 extinguisher used by WSF&RS - area inspected using thermal imaging camera - accidental - WrL Shoreham
 
F&RS Call Ref: 10218
Time: 20:04-22:10
Location: CAMP SITE OFF FORD ROAD, ARUNDEL
Incident: FIRE
motor home destroyed by fire - 2HRs by WSF&RS - Police in attendance - suspected deliberate ignition
WrL Arundel, WrL Littlehampton
 
Police report - Ref: PR40625 / 2012
Time: 9.15pm
Location: Bognor
Incident: Polish man attacked in Bognor Regis
Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault in Bognor Regis today.
A Polish man was attacked with a piece of wood in a waste area next to Clifton Court in Clifton Road at about 9.15pm. It is believed he was attacked by a group of Polish people. The victim is in a medically induced coma with head injuries in hospital at Southampton.
If you were in the area at the time and seen or heard anything, please contact police on 101 quoting serial 1600 of 9/10. Or the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."
 
F&RS Call Ref: 10224
Time: 22:57-23:25
Location: LAYBY OFF JOBS LANE, GODDARDS GREEN
Incident: FIRE
derelict caravan well alight in lay by - 2HRs used by WSF&RS - suspected deliberate ignition
WrL Hurstpierpoint, WrL Burgess Hill
 

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WEDNESDAY 10 OCTOBER - 2012


F&RS Call Ref: 10231
Time: 08:20--8:44
Location: A27 WESTBOUND, SOMPTING
Incident: RTC
collision involving 2 cars - no persons trapped - 1st aid given by WSF&RS and ambulance paramedics to male adult believed to be suffering from shock - police in attendance for traffic control - scene made safe by WSF&RS - WrL Worthing
 
F&RS Call Ref: 10235
Time: 10:18-11:37
Location: ESTATE AGENTS - CHURCH ROAD, BURGESS HILL
Incident: FIRE
fire in electrical cupboard in ground floor estate agent's office - 1 thermal imaging camera and 1Co2 extinguisher used by WSF&RS - electrics isolated by electrician - accidental - WrL Burgess Hill
 
F&RS Call Ref: 01257
Time: 19:06-19:38
Location: REAR GARDEN OF HOUSE - MANNING ROAD, LITTLEHAMPTON
Incident: FIRE
10 metres of hedge and 5 metres of fence damaged by fire - 2HRs used by WSF&RS - deliberate ignition
WrL Littlehampton
 
F&RS Call Ref: 10271
Time: 20:21-21:41
Location: B2135, BINES GREEN
Incident: RTC
collision involving car and motorcycle - no persons trapped - 1st aid given to male motorcyclist by WSF&RS and ambulance paramedics before he was taken to hospital by ambulance - driver and passenger of car checked over by ambulance paramedics but didn't go to hospital - scene made safe by WSF&RS - incident left with police - WrL Partridge Green
Police report - Ref: PR40627 / 2012
Time: 8.15pm
Location: B2135
Incident: Serious collision between a motorbike and car in Ashurst, near Steyning
A motorcyclist has been left with serious injuries after a collision in Ashurst near Steyning.
The collision between a Yamaha motorbike and a green Ford Fiesta happened on the B2135 at 8.15pm. The rider of the motorbike, a 51-year-old man from Crawley, was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton with serious injuries. The driver of the Ford Fiesta was suffered shock and whiplash but was not taken to hospital. The driver of a third vehicle, a black Mercedes, was uninjured.
Anyone who saw what happened is asked to contact police on 101 quoting serial 1565.
 
Motorcycle accident course launched in West Sussex
 

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THURSDAY 11 OCTOBER - 2012


F&RS Call Ref: 10287
Time: 08:59-09:47
Location: POUND STREET CAR PARK - POUND STREET, PETWORTH
Incident: FIRE
car severely damaged by fire - 1HR, 2BA by WSF&RS - accidental - WrL Petworth
 
F&RS Call Ref: 10313
Time: 15:47-16:01
Location: HOUSE - PONYTAIL ROAD, HORSHAM
Incident: FIRE
fire in kitchen - fire out on arrival of WSF&RS - small amount of smoke logging to kitchen cleared using PPV fan - accidental - WrL Horsham
 
F&RS Call Ref: 10322
Time: 18:46-19:08
Location: STANE STREET NEAR THE JUNCTION WITH CLAYPIT LANE, WESTHAMPNETT
Incident: RTC
collision involving 2 cars - no persons trapped - 1 elderly female released before arrival of WSF&RS and assessed at the scene by ambulance paramedics - scene made safe by WSF&RS - incident left with police and ambulance paramedics - WrL Chichester
 
F&RS Call Ref: 10326
Time: 20:14-20:49
Location: GROUND FLOOR FLAT - THE STRAND, GORING
Incident: FIRE
fire involving cooker in kitchen of ground floor flat - fire out on arrival of WSF&RS - inspection and ventilation of smoke by WSF&RS - elderly female occupier with slight smoke inhalation checked over by ambulance paramedics - accidental - WrL Worthing
 
F&RS Call Ref: 10330
Time: 21:00-21:30
Location: COMMUNAL AREA OF BLOCK OF FLATS - BOXGROVE PARADE, THE STRAND, GORING
Incident: FIRE
fire in ground floor corridor - fire out on arrival of WSF&RS inspection only - deliberate ignition - incident left with police - WrL Worthing
 
F&RS Call Ref: 10331click to enlarge
Time: 22:06-23:11
Location: OUTSIDE COUNTY MALL - HASLETT AVENUE, CRAWLEY
Incident: RTC
collision involving 2 cars - 3 male adults trapped - all persons extricated by WSF&RS using hydraulic rescue equipment and taken to hospital by ambulance - scene made safe by WSF&RS
WrLx2 Crawley, HRT Crawley
PHOTO
 
F&RS Call Ref: 10332
Time: 22:39-22:59
Location: ALLEYWAY REAR OF HIGHCLERE WAY, DURRINGTON, WORTHING
Incident: FIRE
recycling bin on fire - fire extinguished by WSF&RS - deliberate ignition - WrL Worthing
 

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FRIDAY 12 OCTOBER - 2012


F&RS Call Ref: 10345
Time: 11:26-12:17
Location: CHANTONBURY RING - CHANTONBURY RING ROAD, WISTON
Incident: FIRE
smouldering bonfire spread to tree - tree extinguished by WSF&RS - WrL Steyning, L4T Steyning
 
F&RS Call Ref: 10347
Time: 12:27-12:43
Location: CANTELUPE ROAD, EAST GRINSTEAD
Incident: RTC
collision involving minibus in collision with building - 1 female adult and 6 children with no injuries self released before arrival of WSF&RS - police and ambulance in attendance - scene made safe by WSF&RS - WrL East Grinstead
 
F&RS Call Ref: 10352
Time: 14:51-16:01
Location: FARMLAND OFF GREYFRIARS LANE, STORRINGTON
Incident: FIRE
hay well alight on arrival of WSF&RS - water carrying back packs and rakes used by WSF&RS - suspected deliberate ignition
WrL Storrington
 
F&RS Call Ref: 10357
Time: 17:36-18:01
Location: A272 NEAR KENNEL LANE, WEST GRINSTEAD
Incident: RTC
collision involving 2 cars - 1 female adult released before arrival of WSF&RS and taken to hospital by ambulance - scene made safe by WSF&RS - incident left with police - WrL Horsham
 
Police report - Ref: PR40656 / 2012
Time: 7.00pm
Location: Bosham
Incident: Two men charged following Bosham burglary
Police were called to a house in Brooks Lane, Bosham, today, Friday 12 October following reports that an adult woman and man at the address were being threatened by two men who had forced their way into the property, demanding money.
Shortly after 7pm police arrested two men nearby on suspicion of aggravated burglary, who have now been charged. Russell Andrew Carruthers, 35, of Upper Bognor Road, Bognor Regis has been charged with aggravated burglary, common assault and causing £5,000 worth of criminal damage. Kevin Richard Tarrant, 48, of Bracklesham Lane, Bracklesham Bay, Chichester, has been charged with burglary.
Both men are due to appear at Worthing Magistrates Court Monday, 15 October.
 
F&RS Call Ref: 10263
Time: 22:33-00:06
Location: HOUSE - WEALD DRIVE FURNACE GREEN, CRAWLEY
Incident: FIRE
in 1st floor bedroom - 1st floor of house 25% damaged by fire, 75% damaged by smoke - 6BA, 4HRS, 1 PPV fan and 1 thermal imaging camera used by WSF&RS - accidental
WrLx2 Crawley, WrL Horley, BASU Horsham, Red Cross Support Unit
 

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SATURDAY 13 OCTOBER - 2012


F&RS Call Ref: 10388
Time: 14:47-15:11
Location: SULLINGTON WARREN OFF WATER LANE, STORRINGTON
Incident: FIRE
area of gorse 10mx10m on fire -HRS and beaters used by WSF&RS - suspected deliberate ignition
WrL Storrington, L4T Storrington
 
F&RS Call Ref: 10402
Time: 21:34-22:13
Location: HOUSE - NORFOLK ROAD, HORSHAM
Incident: FIRE
Chimney fire - chimney equipment and thermal imaging equipment used by WSF&RS - WrL Horsham
 

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SUNDAY 14 OCTOBER - 2012


F&RS Call Ref: 10405
Time: 02:24-02:53
Location: QUAYSIDE - HIGH STREET, ARUNDEL
Incident: RTC
collision involving car in collision with building - 2 persons absconded from car before arrival of WSF&RS - inspection only by WSF&RS - incident left with police - WrL Arundel
 
F&RS Call Ref: 10432
Time: 19:22-19:42
Location: PLAY PARK - QUEENS CRESCENT, BURGESS HILL
Incident: FIRE
timber park bench on fire - fire extinguished by WSF&RS - damaged areas cut away using small tools - deliberate ignition - police in attendance - WrL Burgess Hill
 
F&RS Call Ref: 10433
Time: 19:36-21:00
Location: HOUSE - THE HAVEN NEAR BILLINGSHURST
Incident: FIRE
Chimney fire - 1 triple extension ladder, chimney equipment and thermal imaging camera used by WSF&RS - advice given to occupier
WrL Billingshurst
 

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MONDAY 15 OCTOBER - 2012


F&RS Call Ref: 10438
Time: 08:22-08:37
Location: HOUSE - BURFORD ROAD, HORSHAM
Incident: Gas leak
domestic gas main cut through - gas and electricity supplies isolated by WSF&RS and gas level monitored using a monitor - house ventilated - advice given to occupier - WrLx2 Horsham
 
Police report - Ref: PR40668 / 2012
Time: 10am
Location: Worthing
Incident: Robbery at internet and phone shop in Worthing
Police are appealing for witnesses to a robbery at a mobile phone and internet shop on Rowlands Road, Worthing today.
Two men entered the Surfs Up Communications Shop at 10am requesting to look at one of the phones on display. One of the men then threatened a member of staff and brandished a metal weapon. They left with one phone, a Samsung Galaxy, and made off on bicyles along Rowlands Road and Byron Road.
Both male suspects are described as black in their early 20s. One wearing a thick grey hooded top and the other a black jacket and a dark colourered hat. Anybody with any information on this robbery is asked to contact police on 101 quoting serial 0392 of the 15/10
or to the indepedent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
 
F&RS Call Ref: 10462
Time: 15:27-15:35
Location: SEMI DETACHED HOUSE - ARUN ROAD BOGNOR
Incident: FIRE
fire in tumble dryer in downstairs hallway - fire out on arrival of WSF&RS - inspection only - accidental
WrL Bognor
 
F&RS Call Ref: 10467
Time: 17:26-17:35
Location: CAR PARK REAR OF SHOPS - TEVILLE ROAD WORTHING
Incident: FIRE
rubbish and hedge on fire - 1 HR by WSF&RS - deliberate ignition - WrL Worthing
 
F&RS Call Ref: 10487
Time: 23:00-10:35 (Tuesday am.)
Location: FARMLAND OFF RECTORY LANE, CHURCH NORTON, Selsey
Incident: FIRE
large haystack 300 tonnes of baled straw and 100 square metres of stubble in open field involved in fire - approx 100 tonnes of baled straw being allowed to burn out under control - 1 covering hose reel used by WSF&RS - accidental
WrL Selsey, WrL Chichester, L4T Selsey
The straw belonged to Woodmancote Agricultural Contractors and was valued at over £13,000. Although thought to be accidental, anyone who seen anything suspicious is asked to contact Police.
 

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TUESDAY 16 OCTOBER - 2012


F&RS Call Ref: 10503
Time: 09:25-10:11
Location: STANE STREET, PULBOROUGH
Incident: FIRE
rear engine compartment of mobile road sweeper severely damaged by fire - 2HRS, 2BA by WSF&RS - accidental
WrL Billingshurst, WrL Petworth
 
F&RS Call Ref: 10508
Time: 10:52-10:59
Location: SHOP - LONDON ROAD, EAST GRINSTEAD
Incident: FIRE
smoke issuing from heater switch in shop - fire in heater switch extinguished by WSF&RS using 1 Co2 extinguisher - shop ventilated - accidental - WrL East Grinstead
 
F&RS Call Ref: 10510
Time: 11:28-12:09
Location: SHOP BUILDING - EAST STREET, CHICHESTER
Incident:
Lift shut in - 4 adults and 2 children stuck in lift car - all persons released from lift by WSF&RS working with lift engineer
WrL Chichester
 
F&RS Call Ref: 10521
Time: 15:26-16:46
Location: COOMBE HILL ROAD, EAST GRINSTEAD
Incident: Assistance to RSPCA officer
cat 30 foot up tree with difficult access - cat rescued by WSF&RS and left in the care of RSPCA officer - TRU Officers
 
F&RS Call Ref: 10523
Time: 17:02-18:18
Location: PUB - CRAWLEY ROAD, FAYGATE
Incident: FIRE
Chimney fire - difficult chimney fire extinguished by WSF&RS using chimney equipment - roof space searched using thermal imaging camera
WrL Horsham, WrL Crawley
 
Police report - Ref: PR40679 / 2012
Time: 8.45pm
Location: Nyewood Lane, Bognor
Incident: Man arrested after attempted robbery at Bognor off-licence
A man was arrested by patrolling police officers moments after a failed robbery attempt at a Bognor off-licence.
At 8.45pm a man went into Grande Wines in Nyewood Lane, Bognor, threatened the assistant with a knife and tried to force her to open the till. However she and another member of staff resisted and the man fled empty handed. The staff were unhurt and immediately raised the alarm, and within minutes police officers spotted a man on the Esplanade nearby and arrested him on suspicion of attempted robbery. The 24-year old local man is currently in custody for interview and further enquiries
Update - Hubert Muszynski, 24, a Fork Lift driver, of Glamis Street, Bognor appeared in custody at Worthing Magistrates Court on Thursday 18 October, charged with attempted robbery, and was remanded in custody to appear at a Crown Court on 4 January. police ref- PR40695
 
F&RS Call Ref: 10541
Time: 22:38-23:12
Location: SEMI DETACHED HOUSE - SYDNEY ROAD, HAYWARDS HEATH
Incident: FIRE
kitchen well alight on arrival of WSF&RS - 25% of kitchen damaged by fire and heat - 25% of ground floor and 1st floor damaged by smoke - 4BA, 1HR and PPV fan used by WSF&RS - damaged areas cut away - accidental - WrLx2 Haywards Heath
 

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WEDNESDAY 17 OCTOBER - 2012


F&RS Call Ref: 10548
Time: 10:44-11:18
Location: REAR GARDEN OF BUNGALOW - BARNHAM LANE, WALBERTON
Incident: FIRE
3 tonne mechanical digger in back garden destroyed by fire - 2BA, 1HR by WSF&RS - accidental - WrL Chichester
 
F&RS Call Ref: 10571
Time: 15:21-16:36
Location: ROOF OF SHOP - NEWLAND STREET, WORTHING
Incident: FIRE
Smoke issuing - fire in rooftop air conditioning unit - 1Co2 extinguisher, 1 dry powder extinguisher and 1 thermal imaging camera used by WSF&RS - accidental - WrLx3 Worthing
 
F&RS Call Ref: 10575
Time: 16:51-17:47
Location: 2 STOREY BLOCK OF WARDEN CONTROLLED FLATS - BELLOC CLOSE, POUND HILL
Incident: FIRE
fire involving cooking in ground floor flat - flat smoke logged - female occupier led to safety by WSF&RS and treated for mild smoke inhalation by ambulance paramedics - 2 BA, 1HR, 1 Co2 extinguisher used by WSF&RS - accidental - WrLx3 Worthing
 
F&RS Call Ref: 10580
Time: 18:17-18:23
Location: COMMERCIAL BOAT YARD - ROPE WALK, LITTLEHAMPTON
Incident: WEATHER RELATED flooding
water side property 100mx40m flooded by 15 cm of sea water - water pumped by WSF&RS - advice given to occupier
WrL Littlehampton
Click here for flooding advice
 

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THURSDAY 18 OCTOBER - 2012


F&RS Call Ref: 10590
Time: 01:40-02:09
Location: 1st FLOOR FLAT - BEACH ROAD, LITTLEHAMPTON
Incident: FIRE
cooker fire in kitchen of 1st floor flat - fire out on arrival of WSF&RS - 2BA, 1PPV fan used to assist with ventilation - accidental
WrLx2 Littlehampton
 
F&RS Call Ref: 10591
Time: 02:40-04:34
Location: BOAT YARD OFF BRIGHTON ROAD, SHOREHAM
Incident: Assistance
55 foot long house boat sunk and resting against jetty gangway - gas and electrics isolated by WSF&RS and gas cylinder removed from boat - approx 9 persons evacuated as a precaution from boat and 4 surrounding house boats to coastguard station and given support by Red Cross Support Unit - area cordoned off and handed over to police and marina owner
WrLx2 Shoreham, RIB Storrington, L4T Storrington, Red Cross Support Unit
 
F&RS Call Ref: 10604
Time: 12:07-12:36
Location: OFFICE BUILDING - PERRYMOUNT ROAD, HAYWARDS HEATH
Incident: Flooding
- internal burst water pipe causing flooding to 2nd and 1st floor of building - water supply and electrics isolated by WSF&RS and salvage carried out - WrL Haywards Heath
 
F&RS Call Ref: 10620
Time: 17:33-17:52
Location: VICARAGE LANE, EAST PRESTON
Incident: RTC
involving 1 car overturned - male driver released by ambulance paramedics and taken to hospital by ambulance - scene made safe by WSF&RS - WrLx2 Littlehampton
 
F&RS Call Ref: 10623
Time: 17:50-18:50
Location: ELECTRICAL SUBSTATION TRANSFORMER - STOCKBRIDGE ROAD, CHICHESTER
Incident: FIRE
fire in substation out on arrival of WSF&RS - inspection only - incident handed over to electricity company engineers
WrL Chichester
 
F&RS Call Ref: 10632
Time: 21:53-22:58
Location: HOUSE - CHIPPENDALE ROAD, CRAWLEY
Incident: FIRE
fire in cavity wall of house - 2BA, 1HR, 1 thermal imaging camera and PPV fan used by WSF&RS - accidental
WrLx2 Crawley
 

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FRIDAY 19 OCTOBER - 2012


F&RS Call Ref: 10636click to enlarge
Time: 02:00-02:02
Location: CHEQUERS PUB - OVING ROAD, CHICHESTER
Incident: FIRE
building used as a pub of 2 storeys and basement - fire in 1st floor bedroom and affecting sloping roof - 16BA, 6HRS by F&RS - 10% fire damage, 20% heat damage, 100% smoke damage and 10% water damage - salvage undertaken - cause of fire currently under investigation
WrLx2 Chichester, WrLx2 Bognor, ALP Worthing, CU Bognor, WrL Havant, WrL Littlehampton, WrL East Wittering, FIO
PHOTO Copyright WSF&RS
 
F&RS Call Ref: 10642
Time: 06:43-07:43
Location: BUILDING OF SHOPS WITH FLATS ON 1st FLOOR - WICK STREET, LITTLEHAMPTON
Incident: FIRE
fire in lounge of 1st floor flat - 2BA, 2HRs, 1 thermal imaging camera and 1 PPV fan used by WSF&RS - accidental
WrLx2 Littlehampton
 
F&RS Call Ref: 10647 Time:08:29-08:43
Location: HOP OAST ROUNDABOUT- A24 SOUTHWATER, HORSHAM
Incident: RTC
collision involving 2 cars - no persons trapped - fire in engine compartment of 1 car out on arrival of WSF&RS - scene made safe by WSF&RS - incident left with police - WrL Horsham
 
F&RS Call Ref: 10650
Time: 08:51-09:18
Location: JUNCTION OF A287 AND A280, ANGMERING
Incident: RTC
involving 1 car - no persons trapped - scene made safe by WSF&RS - police in attendance dealing with fuel spillage from car affecting road - WrL Littlehampton
 
F&RS Call Ref: 10655
Time: 11:04-11:41
Location: BOXHALL BRIDGE - KIRDFORD ROAD, WISBOROUGH GREEN
Incident: RTC
involving 1 car overturned - male adult extricated by WSF&RS using hydraulic rescue equipment and taken to hospital by ambulance - scene made safe by WSF&RS - WrL Billingshurst, WrL Petworth
 
F&RS Call Ref: 10672
Time: 18:46-19:31
Location: NEW ROAD JUNCTION WITH A285 HALNAKER, NEAR CHICHESTER
Incident: RTC
involving car in collision with tree - 1 female adult extricated by WSF&RS using hydraulic rescue equipment and taken to hospital by ambulance - scene made safe by WSF&RS - WrLx2 Chichester, HRT Chichester
 
F&RS Call Ref: 01680
Time: 23:04-01:18
Location: FIVE OAKS ROAD, BROADBRIDGE HEATH
Incident: RTC
involving car in collision with tree - 1 male and 1 female adult released by WSF&RS using hydraulic rescue equipment and taken to hospital by ambulance - scene made safe by WSF&RS - incident left with police - WrL Horsham, WrL Billingshurst, HRT Crawley
 

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SATURDAY 20 OCTOBER - 2012


F&RS Call Ref: 10686
Time: 05:24-05:40
Location: ST CYRIACS, CHICHESTER
Incident: FIRE
wheelie bin well alight on arrival of WSF&RS - 1HR used by WSF&RS - deliberate ignition
WrL Chichester
 
F&RS Call Ref: 10712
Time: 17:02-18:06
Location: DOMESTIC GARAGE NEAR FLATS - THE BISHOPRIC, HORSHAM
Incident: FIRE
domestic garage used for storage - 4BA, 1HR and PPV fan used by WSF&RS - suspected deliberate ignition
WrL Horsham, WrL Billingshurst
 
F&RS Call Ref: 10715
Time: 17:10-17:41
Location: FISHBOURNE ROUNDABOUT- A27 CHICHESTER
Incident: RTC
involving car and motorbike - 1st aid given to motorcyclist by WSF&RS before being taken to hospital by ambulance - scene made safe by WSF&RS - incident left with police - WrL Chichester
 

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SUNDAY 21 OCTOBER - 2012


F&RS Call Ref: 10753
Time: 17:12-17:28
Location: END OF TERRACE HOUSE - ASH GROVE, BOGNOR
Incident: FIRE
fire involving kitchen cooker - 2BA, 1Co2 extinguisher used by WSF&RS - cooker removed from house - kitchen ventilated using PPV fan - accidental - WrLx2 Bognor
 
F&RS Call Ref: 10755
Time: 17:39- Ongoing
Location: FARMLAND OFF SLAUGHAM LANE, WARNINGLID
Incident: FIRE
single storey steel framed barn 30mx10m used for storage of 800 tonnes of hay - hay 100% involved in fire - steady progress being made by WSF&RS - 3 fixed HRs, 1 HR used by WSF&RS - mechanical digger and 1HR used to assist in turning over hay - hosereels used to protect surrounding buildings - incident ongoing and likly to be protracted
WrLx2 Crawley, WrLx2 Horsham, WrL Hurstpierpoint, WrL Horley, CU Haywards Heath, WrC Burgess Hill, WrL Burgess Hill
 

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MONDAY 22 OCTOBER - 2012


F&RS Call Ref: 10776
Time: 03:40-03:58
Location: DETACHED HOUSE - JUNIPER CLOSE, DURRINGTON, WORTHING
Incident: FIRE
dishwasher involved in fire - 1HR, 4BA and 1 Co2 extinguisher used by WSF&RS - PPV fan used for ventilation - accidental
WrL Worthing, WrL East Preston
 
F&RS Call Ref: 10786
Time: 10:09-10:31
Location: BRIGHTON ROAD, HORSHAM
Incident: RTC
involving 2 cars - no persons trapped - scene made safe by WSF&RS - incident left with police - WrL Horsham
 
F&RS Call Ref: 10807
Time: 16:57-17:17
Location: REAR OF TAKEAWAY SHOP - LOWER CHURCH ROAD, BURGESS HILL
Incident: FIRE
fire involving bags of charcoal at the rear of shop - fire extinguished by shop owner before arrival of WSF&RS - inspection only - deliberate ignition - WrL Burgess Hill
 

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TUESDAY 23 OCTOBER - 2012


F&RS Call Ref: 10829
Time: 01:39-01:56
Location: REAR OF LIGHT INDUSTRIAL UNIT - DAPPERS LANE, ANGMERING
Incident: FIRE
car fire - 2BA, 1HR by WSF&RS - radiated heat damage to adjacent industrial init - deliberate ignition - police in attendance
WrL East Preston
 
F&RS Call Ref: 10831
Time: 05:09-05:44
Location: CAR AUCTIONS - BLENHEIM RD, LANCING
Incident: FIRE
2 cars in compound well alight on arrival of WSF&RS - 2HRs, 2BA used - both cars 100% damaged by fire - 6 further cars damaged by radiated hear - accidental - WrL Lancing, WrL Worthing
 
Police report - Ref: PR40718 / 2012
Time: 8.45am
Location: Compton Avenue, Goring
Incident: Cyclist critically injured in collision in Goring, Worthing
Emergency services have attended a road collision at 8.45am this morning at Goring Way junction with Compton Avenue, Goring, Worthing.
A 32-year-old woman suffered a critical head injury and was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton, and later transferred to Hurstwood Park, Haywards Heath. Her condition is life threatening. The driver of the car was uninjured. Police said the woman cyclist has suffered a serious head injury for which she is being treated.
Anyone who witnessed the collision call police on 101 quoting Operation Penge.
 
F&RS Call Ref: 10845
Time: 12.12-12:50
Location: GREENGROCERS SHOP - SOUTHWICK SQUARE, SOUTHWICK
Incident: FIRE
3 storey building - ground floor used as greengrocers shop - fire in ground floor fridge - 2BA, 1HR and thermal imaging camera used by WSF&RS - PPV fan used to assist with ventilation of smoke - accidental - WrL Shoreham, WrL Hove (ESF&RS)
 
F&RS Call Ref: 10862
Time: 17:47-18:10
Location: FARMLAND OFF GLAZEBY LANE, WASHINGTON
Incident: FIRE
large unattended bonfire - smoke affecting A24 - fire extinguished by WSF&RS using 1HR - WrL Storrington
 

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WEDNESDAY 24 OCTOBER - 2012


F&RS Call Ref: 10870click to enlarge
Time: 00:54-04:32
Location: TERRACED HOUSE - ASHDOWN ROAD, WORTHING
Incident: FIRE
50% of ground floor destroyed by fire - remainder of ground floor 50% damaged by heat and smoke - 75% of 1st floor destroyed by fire - remaining 25% of first floor damaged by heat and smoke - 28BA, 5HRS, 1 foam HR and thermal imaging camera used by WSF&RS - internal gas supply affected by fire - neighbouring houses evacuated as a precaution - gas supply isolated by Gas Board - female adult led to safety by WSF&RS - 2 female adults and 1 male adult checked over by ambulance paramedics at the scene - WSF&RS are still on the scene assisting with the fire investigation
WrLx3 Worthing, WrL Lancing, WrL East Preston, WrL Arundel, CU Bognor , BASU Shoreham , FIO
PHOTO
 
F&RS Call Ref: 10889
Time: 09:23-11:16
Location: PUB - NORTH LANE, WEST HOATHLEY
Incident: FIRE
Chimney fire - fire extinguished by WSF&RS using chimney equipment - chimney pot made safe using ALP
WrL Turners Hill, ALP Horsham
 
F&RS Call Ref: 10891
Time: 10:12-10:49
Location: HOTEL BUILDING - OCKENDEN LANE, CUCKFIELD
Incident: FIRE
Chimney fire - fire extinguished by WSF&RS using chimney equipment - advice given - WrL Haywards Heath
 
F&RS Call Ref: 10903
Time: 16:34-17:03
Location: BLOCK OF FLATS - BRIGHTON ROAD, LANCING
Incident: Flooding
large water leak coming from flat and affecting domestic garage below - entry gained to flat - water isolated and salvage carried out by WSF&RS - WrL Lancing
 
F&RS Call Ref: 10904
Time: 17:02-17:22
Location: BROOK HILL A281, COWFOLD
Incident: RTC
involving 2 cars - 1 person released before arrival of WSF&RS and given 1st aid by ambulance paramedics - total of 2 persons taken to hospital by ambulance - scene made safe by WSF&RS - incident left with police - WrL Partridge Green
 
F&RS Call Ref: 10906
Time: 18:32-18:54
Location: UNDER OLD RAILWAY BRIDGE - LONDON ROAD, EAST GRINSTEAD
Incident: FIRE
fire under bridge extinguished by WSF&RS using 1HR - deliberate ignition - WrL East Grinstead
 

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THURSDAY 25 OCTOBER - 2012


F&RS Call Ref: 10918
Time: 01:54-02:04
Location: JUNCTION OF HIGH STREET & PEGLAR WAY, CRAWLEY
Incident: RTC
involving motorcycle - male rider with minor injuries taken to hospital by ambulance - scene made safe by WSF&RS
WrL Crawley
 
F&RS Call Ref: 10935
Time: 11:26-11:47
Location: REAR OF HOUSE - CARRISBROOKE DRIVE, DURRINGTON, WORTHING
Incident: FIRE
fire involving tumble dryer in garden shed - 2BA, 1HR by WSF&RS - tumble dryer removed from shed - damaged area damped down
WrLx2 Crawley
 
F&RS Call Ref: 10941
Time: 13:06-14:01
Location: SOMERGATE OFF HILLS FARM LANE, HORSHAM
Incident: RTC - Dangerous Structure
car collided with 7 foot wall and left the scene - wall in precarious position dismantled by WSF&RS
WrL Horsham
 
F&RS Call Ref: 10959
Time: 17:44-18:54
Location: DERELICT SCHOOL SITE - FURNACE DRIVE, CRAWLEY
Incident: FIRE
fire in east wing of derelict single storey building 100mx50m - 2BA, 3HRs by WSF&RS - PPV fan used for ventilation - deliberate ignition
WrLx2 Crawley, WrL East Grinstead, WrL Turners Hill, CU Haywards Heath
 

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FRIDAY 26 OCTOBER - 2012


F&RS Call Ref: 10968
Time: 00:57-01:23
Location: HAZELGROVE GARDENS, HAYWARDS HEATH
Incident: FIRE
fire in bin - 1HR by WSF&RS - deliberate ignition - WrL Haywards Heath
 
F&RS Call Ref: 10980
Time: 12:44-13:15
Location: MID TERRACED HOUSE - BROOMDASHERS ROAD, THREE BRIDGES, CRAWLEY
Incident: FIRE
tumble dryer on fire in brick built outhouse at the rear of house - 2BA, 1HR and thermal imaging camera used by WSF&RS - electrics isolated - light smoke logging ventilated - 1st aid given to male occupier with slight smoke inhalation by WSF&RS and ambulance paramedics - accidental - WrLx2 Crawley
 
F&RS Call Ref: 10994
Time: 17:26-18:13
Location: SEMI DETACHED HOUSE - JARVIS ROAD, ARUNDEL
Incident: FIRE
fire in extractor fan in 1st floor bathroom - 2BA, 1Co2 extinguisher used by WSF&RS - thermal imaging camera used to check roof space - 1 female occupant checked over by ambulance paramedics -accidental - WrL Arundel, WrLx2 Littlehampton
 

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SATURDAY 27 OCTOBER - 2012


Police report - Ref: PR40761 / 2012
Time: 1.30am
Location: A27, Arundel Road
Incident: Pedestrian dies at scene of road traffic collision on A27
A 52-year-old East Grinstead man has sadly died following a collision with a blue Rover car on the A27, Arundel Road, Crossbush, in the early hours of this morning. He has been named as John Russell Gayfer, of Woodlands Road.
Police and emergency services were called to the collision on the west bound carriageway at 1.30am. The pedestrian, died from his injuries at the scene. The driver of the Rover, a 24-year-old man from East Sussex, was treated for shock. Police are appealing for anyone who may have seen a man walking along the A27 in the Crossbush area or a Rover 75 prior to the collision, to please contact them quoting Operation Parham. The west bound carriageway was closed for about four hours whilst the casualty was attended to and officers from the Roads Policing Unit examined the scene.
 
F&RS Call Ref: 11010
Time: 03:05-04:18
Location: DAPPERS LANE, ANGMERING
Incident: FIRE
involving 10m by 10m single storey wooden barn used as store - 100% damaged by fire and collapse - 2HRs used by WSFRS - accidental
WrL East Preston, WrL Arundel, WrLx2 Littlehampton
 
F&RS Call Ref: 11015
Time: 05:37-05:49
Location: DOWNS WAY, EAST PRESTON
Incident: FIRE
involving car and area of hedgerow - extinguished by WSFRS using 2BA and 2HR - deliberate ignition - incident left with police
WrL East Preston
 
F&RS Call Ref: 11020
Time: 09:02-09:38
Location: HOUSE - QUEENS PLACE, SHOREHAM
Incident: FIRE
involving ground floor living room - 2BA, 2HRs used to extinguish - Home Fire Safety Check carried out and smoke alarms fitted by WSFRS - accidental ignition - 1 female and 1 baby taken to hospital for precautionary check - WrL Shoreham, WrL Hove [ESF&RS]
 
F&RS Call Ref: 11041
Time: 15:59-16:14
Location: BURNS CLOSE, HORSHAM
Incident: FIRE
fire on hob in kitchen - out on arrival - smoke cleared using PPV fan - inspection and advice given by WSFRS - accidental
WrL Horsham
 
F&RS Call Ref: 11042
Time: 16:53-17:00
Location: OLD MANOR RD, RUSTINGTON
Incident: FIRE
car well alight on arrival and extinguished by WSFRS using 2BA, 1HR - accidental - WrL Littlehampton
 
F&RS Call Ref: 11060
Time: 21:57-22:13
Location: GROUND FLOOR OF MULTI STOREY CAR PARK, THE BROW, BURGESS HILL
Incident: FIRE
bin fire extinguished by WSF&RS - deliberate ignition - WrL Burgess Hill
 
F&RS Call Ref: 11061
Time: 23:40-01:19
Location: OLD FARM LANE, WESTBOURNE
Incident: RTC
involving 1 car overturned - 1 female released from car before arrival of F&RS - 1 male extricated by F&RS using hydraulic rescue equipment- both persons taken to hospital by ambulance - scene made safe by F&RS - incident left with police
WrL Emsworth [HF&RS], WrL Havant [HF&RS], HRT Chichester
 

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SUNDAY 28 OCTOBER - 2012


F&RS Call Ref: 11066
Time: 05:17-05:54
Location: BROOMFIELD PARK, WORTHING ROAD, LITTLEHAMPTON
Incident: FIRE
car destroyed by fire - 2BA, 2HR by WSF&RS - deliberate ignition - WrL Littlehampton
 
F&RS Call Ref: 11078
Time: 09:37-11:50
Location: REAR OF HOUSE - CHURCH ROAD, PARTRIDGE GREEN
Incident: FIRE
VW camper van destroyed by fire - 2BA, 2HRs and thermal imaging camera used by WSF&RS - small gas cylinder cooled - accidental
WrL Henfield, WrL Steyning
 
F&RS Call Ref: 11086
Time: 10:20-11:17
Location: SELSFIELD ROAD, TURNERS HILL
Incident: RTC
collision involving 2 cars - 1 female released by WSF&RS using hydraulic rescue equipment and taken to hospital by ambulance - 1 female from 2nd car taken to hospital by ambulance - scene made safe by F&RS - incident left with police
WrL Turners Hill, WrL east Grinstead, WrL Crawley, HRT Crawley
 
F&RS Call Ref: 11098
Time: 11:49-12:00
Location: SEMI DETACHED HOUSE - ROEDEAN ROAD, WORTHING
Incident: FIRE
fire in wood pile in lounge - fire out on arrival of WSF&RS - smoke cleared using PPV fan - accidental - WrLx2 Worthing
 
F&RS Call Ref: 11100
Time: 12:21-12:50
Location: THAKEHAM ROAD, STORRINGTON
Incident: RTC
involving 1 car overturned - 1 female and 1 male released before arrival of WSF&RS and assessed by ambulance paramedics for minor injuries - fuel spillage sanded - incident left with police - WrL Storrington
 
F&RS Call Ref: 11104
Time: 13:44-14:38
Location: OFF HOPOAST ROUNDABOUT - WORTHING ROAD, SOUTHWATER, HORSHAM
Incident: RTC
involving 1 car in collision with tree - 1 male extricated by WSF&RS using hydraulic rescue equipment and assessed by ambulance paramedics
WrLx2 Horsham, WrL Crawley, HRT Crawley
 
Police report - Ref: PR40772 / 2012
Time: 4pm
Location: Adversane cross Roads
Incident: Appeal for witnesses to Adversane collision and assault
Police are appealing for witnesses to a collision and subsequent assault today on the A29 at Adversane cross Roads. A black Ford KA and a Mercedes E Class saloon collided shortly before 4pm. No injuries were caused as a result of the collision. An allegation has been made that the driver of the Ford KA was assaulted at the scene leaving him with minor injuries immediately after the collision. Police would like to speak to anyone who witnessed the collision or assault. Anyone with information is asked to contact Sussex Police on 101 quoting serial 1068 of 28/10 or the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
 
F&RS Call Ref: 11119
Time: 19:17-19:56
Location: REAR OF HOUSE - BELL LANE, COCKING
Incident: FIRE
garden shed and contents destroyed by fire - 2HRs by WSF&RS - accidental - WrL Midhurst, WrL Chichester
 

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MONDAY 29 OCTOBER - 2012


F&RS Call Ref: 11138
Time: 04:14-06:19
Location: SHOP UNIT - BROADFIELD BARTON, BROADFIELDS, CRAWLEY
Incident: FIRE
2 storey building - ground floor shops with flats above - fire in electrical consumer unit in shop - heavy smoke logging to above flat -4BA, 5HRS, 2PPV fans and thermal imaging camera used by WSF&RS - accidental
WrLx2 Crawley, WrL Horley, WrL Turners Hill, CU Haywards Heath, WrL Horsham, HRT Crawley
 
F&RS Call Ref: 11160
Time: 14:22-15:08
Location: TURNERS HILL ROAD TURNERS HILL
Incident: RTC
involving 2 cars - 1 female released by WSF&RS using hydraulic rescue equipment and taken to hospital by ambulance - female adult in second car released before arrival of WSF&RS also taken to hospital by ambulance
WrL Turners Hill, WrLx2 Crawley, HRT Crawley, TRU Officerx1
 
F&RS Call Ref: 11169
Time: 16:52-17:31
Location: GARAGE FORECOURT - A23 SOUTHBOUND MUDDLESWOOD TO PYECOMBE
Incident: Spillage
fuel leak from car on garage forecourt made safe by WSF&RS by sanding - area cleared - car towed away by RAC - WrL Henfield
 
F&RS Call Ref: 11171
Time: 18:13-18:41
Location: OUTSIDE HOUSE - GREENWAYS CRESCENT SHOREHAM
Incident: FIRE
car on fire - 2BA, 1HR by WSF&RS - accidental - WrL Shoreham
 
F&RS Call Ref: 11181
Time: 18:56-19:20
Location: WESTLANDS OFF NORTH LANE RUSTINGTON
Incident: FIRE
tree on fire - fire extinguished by WSF&RS - surrounding area damped down - WrL East Preston
 
F&RS Call Ref: 11185
Time: 19:30-19:48
Location: ALLEYWAY OFF MILL ROAD AVENUE ANGMERING
Incident: FIRE
fence on fire - fire extinguished by WSF&RS - WrL Littlehampton
 

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TUESDAY 30 OCTOBER - 2012


F&RS Call Ref: 11208
Time: 11:49-12:25
Location: JANES LANE, BURGESS HILL
Incident: FIRE
involving empty oil tank and adjacent fencing - fire in tank extinguished prior to arrival of crew - fence fire extinguished by WSFRS using 2BA and 1HR - advice given to occupier - accidental ignition - WrL Burgess Hill
 
F&RS Call Ref: 11211
Time: 14:21-15:05
Location: WEGLEN INDUSTRIAL EST, STATION RD, MIDHURST
Incident: Flooding
water leaking from broken water main affecting commercial properties - leak isolated by Southern Water - crew assisting with salvage
WrL Midhurst
 
F&RS Call Ref: 11212
Time: 14:23-14:49
Location: LUCASTES LANE, HAYWARDS HEATH
Incident: FIRE
Vehicle fire - pick up truck alight - 2BA and 2HR used by WSFRS to used to extinguish fire - TIC used to check for hot spots - truck 50% damaged - accidental ignition - WrLx2 Haywards Heath
 
F&RS Call Ref: 11217
Time: 16:19-16:30
Location: FLAT, BRIDGES COURT, BRYCE CLOSE, ROFFEY
Incident: FIRE
involving microwave in kitchen - fire out on arrival - inspection only by WSFRS - advice given - accidental ignition - WrL Horsham
 
F&RS Call Ref: 11222
Time: 19:45-19:57
Location: COTTAGE, LOCK LANE, PARTRIDGE GREEN
Incident: FIRE
Chimney fire - chimney kit used by WSFRS to extinguish - WrL Partridge Green
 
F&RS Call Ref: 11226
Time: 20:50-20:58
Location: COLUMBIA DRIVE, DURRINGTON
Incident: FIRE
Vehicle fire - motorcycle destroyed by fire - 1HR used by WSFRS - deliberate ignition - WrL Worthing
 
F&RS Call Ref: 11231
Time: 21:02-21:10
Location: LANGLEY LANE, IFIELD
Incident: FIRE
wheelie bin destroyed by fire - 1HR used by WSFRS to extinguish - deliberate ignition - WrL Crawley
 
F&RS Call Ref: 11232
Time: 21:06-21:56
Location: A285 Eartham
Incident: RTC
collision involving 1 car - 1 female extricated using hydraulic rescue equipment - 2 males and 2 females taken to hospital by ambulance - vehicle and road made safe by WSFRS - Wrlx2 & HRT Chichester
 
F&RS Call Ref: 11234
Time: 21:31-22:01
Location: EMMS LANE, BARNS GREEN
Incident: FIRE
involving kennel within 4m x 4m block - kennel partially damaged by fire - extinguished by WSFRS using 2BA, 1HR and 1 JET - accidental ignition - WrL Horsham, WrL Billingshurst
 
F&RS Call Ref: 11237
Time: 22:02-22:16
Location: FLAT, THE GROVE, HAYWARDS HEATH
Incident: FIRE
involving light fitting - out on arrival - inspection only by WSFRS - accidental ignition - WrL Haywards Heath
 

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WEDNESDAY 31 OCTOBER - 2012


F&RS Call Ref: 11244
Time: 06:20-07:21
Location: LEISURE CENTRE, FELPHAM WAY, FELPHAM
Incident: FIRE
involving 2 metal storage containers - destroyed by fire - 2BA, 2HR and 1 Hydrant used by WSFRS to extinguish - TIC used to check for hot spots - deliberate ignition - WrL Bognor
 
Police report - Ref: PR40791 / 2012
Time: 09.35
Location: Shoreham
Incident: Collision on A27
Emergency Services are currently attending a one vehicle collision on the eastbound A27 just before the tunnel at Shoreham. One vehicle has collided with a crash barrier blocking one lane. It is not believed that anyone was injured as a result of the collision.
 
F&RS Call Ref: 11251
Time: 09: 31-10: 29
Location: COMMON RD, FUNTINGTON
Incident: RTC
collision involving 1 car - 1 female medically trapped - extricated by WSFRS using hydraulic rescue equipment and taken to hospital by ambulance - HRT Chichester, WrL Havant ( Hants FRS) WrL Emsworth ( Hants FRS)
 
F&RS Call Ref: 11252
Time: 10: 23-10: 50
Location: JUNCTION OF A259 AND OLD PARK LANE, FISHBOURNE
Incident: RTC
collision involving 1 car and 1 van - 1 elderly female released by fire crew - 1 male released by FRS using hydraulic rescue equipment - both assessed by paramedics but did not go to hospital - scene made safe - WrL East Wittering, WrL Bognor, WrLx2 Cosham ( Hants FRS)
 
F&RS Call Ref: 11264
Time: 12: 06-12: 39
Location: M23 NORTBOUND JUNCTION 9 GATWICK TO 8 MERSTHAM
Incident: FIRE
Car fire - well alight on arrival - extinguished using 2BA and 1HR - EA pack used to prevent run off
WrL Crawley, WrL Horley, WrL Epsom [Surrey FRS]
 
F&RS Call Ref: 11272
Time: 15: 56-16: 51
Location: EAST BEACH PARK, BEACH RD, SELSEY
Incident: FIRE
involving wooden playground equipment 7m x 4m - well alight on arrival - extinguished by WSFRS using 2BA and 1HR - 100% destroyed by fire - deliberate ignition - incident left with police - WrL Selsey
 
F&RS Call Ref: 11286
Time: 17: 17-17: 33
Location: PARSONS CLOSE, ANGMERING
Incident: FIRE
fire in 1st floor bedroom involving Halloween candle bag - out on arrival - accidental ignition - WrL Littlehampton
 
F&RS Call Ref: 11288
Time: 19: 17-19: 25
Location: PARKLANDS, SHOREHAM-BY-SEA
Incident: FIRE
small fire in the park - extinguished using 1HR - deliberate ignition - WrL Shoreham-By-Sea
 
F&RS Call Ref: 11292
Time: 19: 21-20: 27
Location: CANONS WAY, STEYNING
Incident: RTC
collision involving 2 cars - 3 people medically trapped - extricated by WSFRS using hydraulic rescue equipment and taken to hospital by ambulance - scene made safe by crew - WrL Steyning, WrL Henfield, HRT Worthing
 
F&RS Call Ref: 11294
Time: 19: 33-20: 10
Location: HOUSE, THE MARTS, RUDGWICK
Incident: Gas leak
strong smell of gas in property - 1 female led to safety by WSFRS crew wearing breathing apparatus and given oxygen therapy - property ventilated using PPV - casualty left in care of paramedics - accidental - WrLx2 Horsham
 
F&RS Call Ref: 11297
Time: 22: 22-22: 37
Location: GOLF CLUB, A272 EASEBOURNE
Incident: FIRE
fire in electrical water heater - out on arrival - removed by WSFRS and ventilation carried out using PPV fan - accidental ignition
WrL Midhurst
 
F&RS Call Ref: 11299
Time: 22: 53-23: 12
Location: ST JOHNS PARK, LONDON RD, BURGESS HILL
Incident: FIRE
involving pile of rubbish - extinguished by WSFRS using 1HR - deliberate ignition - WrL Burgess Hill
 
F&RS Call Ref: 11300
Time: 23: 14-23: 39
Location: BINSTEAD LANE, BINSTEAD
Incident: FIRE
Car fire - well alight on arrival - extinguished by WSFRS using 2BA and 2HR - deliberate ignition - WrL Arundel
 
F&RS Call Ref: 11301
Time: 23: 22-23: 40
Location: MILL HILL, SHOREHAM-BY-SEA
Incident: FIRE
rubbish alight - extinguished by WSFRS using 1HR - deliberate ignition - WrL Shoreham-By-Sea
 
F&RS Call Ref: 11303
Time: 23: 43-00: 11
Location: COTTAGE, CHURCH RD, HORNE
Incident: FIRE
involving shed 2m x 2m - 100% damaged by fire - 1HR used to extinguish - incident left with owner - deliberate ignition
WrL Horley
 

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