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REPORTED WEST SUSSEX INCIDENT SUMMARIES - April 2013
 
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 Police and Fire Service related, reports are sourced from all services]
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MONDAY 1st APRIL - 2013


F&RS Call Ref: 002
Time: 01:45-02:02
Location: REAR OF SHOPS - SUDLEY ROAD, BOGNOR
Incident: FIRE
skip fire extinguished by WSF&RS using 1HR - deliberate ignition - WrLx2 Bognor
 
F&RS Call Ref: 004
Time: 09:55-10:32
Location: SELSEY ROAD, SIDLESHAM
Incident: RTC
collision involving 2 cars and bus - no persons trapped - 3 men and 1 woman treated on site by ambulance paramedics - vehicles and road made safe by WSF&RS - police in attendance - WrL Selsey
 
F&RS Call Ref: 008
Time: 12:18-13:01
Location: HOUSE - WOODFIELD ROAD, RUDGEWICK
Incident: FIRE
Chimney fire - chimney equipment and 1HR used by WSF&RS - advice given to occupier- WrL Horsham
 
POLICE report - Ref: PR42015 / 2013
Time: 2pm
Location: Romany Road, Worthing
Incident: Appeal for witnesses after boy injured in Worthing collision
Police are appealing for witnesses to a collision between a motorcycle and a nine-year-old boy in Worthing. At around 2pm on Monday 1 April a collision took place in Romany Road, Worthing, between a red Suzuki motorcycle and a local boy. The boy was taken to Southampton Hospital, where he remains. He is suffering from serious leg injuries and a head injury. The injuries are not considered to be life-threatening. The rider of the motorcycle, a 29-year-old man from Bognor Regis, was taken to Worthing Hospital suffering from a serious arm injury but has since been discharged.
Romany Road was closed until around 5pm while officers investigated the incident.
Anyone with who witnessed the collision and hasn't yet spoken to police is asked to contact Sussex Police on 101 quoting serial 0676 of 1/4.
 
F&RS Call Ref: 015
Time: 14:50-15:23
Location: HOUSE - STATION ROAD, BOSHAM
Incident: FIRE
Chimney fire - log burning stove - chimney equipment and 1HR used by WSF&RS - advice given to occupier- WrL Chichester
 
F&RS Call Ref: 021
Time: 16:16-17:26
Location: HOUSE - VALE DRIVE, HORSHAM
Incident: FIRE
Chimney fire - chimney equipment, 1HR, triple extension ladder, roof ladder and lines used by WSF&RS - advice given to occupier
WrL Horsham
 
F&RS Call Ref: 023
Time: 17:19-17:43
Location: WEST BEACH NEAR THE MARINA, LITTLEHAMPTON
Incident: FIRE
20mx10m of grassland destroyed by fire - beaters and buckets of water used by WSF&RS - deliberate ignition
WrL Littlehampton
 
F&RS Call Ref: 037
Time: 20:00-21:10
Location: HOUSE - HEATHCOTE DRIVE, EAST GRINSTEAD
Incident: FIRE
Chimney fire - chimney equipment used by WSF&RS - advice given to occupiers- WrL East Grinstead
 

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TUESDAY 2 APRIL - 2013


F&RS Call Ref: 049
Time: 08:50-09:44
Location: COPYHOLD LANE JUNCTION WITH COLLEGE LANE, LINDFIELD
Incident: RTC
involving car in collision with tree - female driver assessed by ambulance paramedics and extricated by WSF&RS using hydraulic rescue equipment - woman taken to hospital by ambulance - WrLx2 Haywards Heath
 
F&RS Call Ref: 061
Time: 12:33-13:07
Location: THE OLD GAS WORKS - REAR OF BARRINGTON ROAD, GORING
Incident: FIRE
Smoke issuing - single storey storage unit, surrounding trees and hedgerow severely damaged by fire - 2BA, 2HRs used by WSF&RS - deliberate ignition - WrLx2 Worthing
 
F&RS Call Ref: 075
Time: 15:36-15:46
Location: PLAYING FIELD - QUEENS FIELD, EAST BOGNOR
Incident: FIRE
fire involving rubbish - extinguished by WSF&RS - deliberate ignition - WrL Bognor
 
F&RS Call Ref: 079
Time: 18:27-19:20
Location: BEWBUSH DRIVE, CRAWLEY
Incident: RTC
collision involving 2 cars - 1 adult female extricated by WSF&RS using hydraulic rescue equipment and taken to hospital by ambulance
WrL Crawley, HRT Crawley, WrL Horsham
 
F&RS Call Ref: 080
Time: 19:31-20:19
Location: SEMI DETACHED HOUSE - MILL LANE, TROTTON
Incident: FIRE
Chimney fire - chimney equipment used by WSF&RS - WrL Midhurst
 
F&RS Call Ref: 086
Time: 20:47-21:09
Location: SKATE PARK OFF HOMEFIELD ROAD, WORTHING
Incident: FIRE
fire in skate park involving rubbish - fire extinguished by WSF&RS - WrL Worthing
 

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WEDNESDAY 3 APRIL - 2013


POLICE report - Ref: PR42028 / 2013
Location: Bognor
Incident: Police seek owners of Bognor mountain bikes
Police are trying to find the owners of two mountain bikes found in a Bognor house garden. The grey framed mountain bikes both have TRAX written on the main tube of the frame and TR1 across the top tube of the frame. Officers found them in the front garden of a house in Westingway, Bognor, just after midnight on Tuesday 2 April, followlng a call from a local resident.
Also seized at the same time were a PIERRE CARDIN glasses case, black on the outside and red on the inside with a pair of sun glasses inside, as well as a gold coloured tube of mini sparklers and a single key with a yellow tag attached to it whiuch could be for a garage or shed or possibly a back door. A 20-year old man and a 16-year old boy were arrested nearby on suspicion of theft and were later released on police bail until 14 April while enquiries continue.
If you think any of the items belong to you, call Police on 101 quoting Serial 0008 of 2/4.
 
F&RS Call Ref: 094
Time: 02:13-03:52
Location: AGRICULTURAL NURSERY LAND - OFF A259 FERRING
Incident: FIRE
mobile home under demolition destroyed by fire - 2HRs used by WSF&RS, accidental
WrLx2 Worthing, WrC Littlehampton
 
F&RS Call Ref: 106
Time: 10:47-11:09
Location: JUST OFF A23 - A281, PYECOMBE
Incident: FIRE
in cab of tipper truck - 2BA, 1HR and 2 dry powder extinguishers used by WSF&RS - accidental
WrL Burgess Hill
 
F&RS Call Ref: 116
Time: 15:11-15:37
Location: HOUSE - WINDERMERE ROAD, HAYWARDS HEATH
Incident: FIRE
Chimney fire - chimney equipment used by WSF&RS - advice given to occupier - WrL Haywards Heath
 
F&RS Call Ref: 118
Time: 15:24-16:40
Location: HOUSE - TURNMEADE, IFIELD
Incident: FIRE
in conservatory at the rear of house - 4BA, 1HR and 2 thermal imaging cameras used by WSF&RS - cause under investigation
WrLx2 Crawley, FIO
 
F&RS Call Ref: 137
Time: 19:58-20:48
Location: END OF TERRACE HOUSE - COOMBE HILL, BILLINGSHURST
Incident: FIRE
strong smell of burning in house - search made by WSF&RS using thermal imaging camera - small fire in internal electrical intake out on arrival of WSF&RS - ventilation carried out - accidental - WrL Partridge Green, WrL Horsham
 

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THURSDAY 4 APRIL - 2013


F&RS Call Ref: 154
Time: 11:27-11:55
Location: REAR OF PUB - NORTH STREET, PETWORTH
Incident: FIRE
skip well alight - fire extinguished by WSF&RS using HRs - surrounding area damped down - unknown cause
WrL Petworth
 
F&RS Call Ref: 160
Time: 12:24-13:22
Location: MID TERRACED HOUSE - THE DELL, EAST GRINSTEAD
Incident: FIRE
Fire alarm sounding - fire in 1st floor and roof space - 50% of 1st floor damaged by fire - remainder of house damaged by heat and smoke - 2BA, 3HRs, thermal imaging camera and ladders used by WSF&RS - damaged areas damped down and cut away - neighbouring house ventilated of smoke -accidental
WrL East Grinstead, WrL Turners Hill
 
F&RS Call Ref: 177
Time: 17:37-18:15
Location: HOUSE - HORSHAM ROAD, STEYNING
Incident: FIRE
Chimney fire - chimney equipment used by WSF&RS - advice given to occupants - WrL Steyning
 
F&RS Call Ref: 187
Time: 20:25-21:14
Location: HOUSE - VALENTINES LEA, NORTHCHAPEL
Incident: FIRE
Chimney fire - chimney equipment, 1HR and thermal imaging camera used by WSF&RS - advice given to occupants
WrL Petworth
 

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SATURDAY 6 APRIL - 2013


F&RS Call Ref: 228
Time: 00:38-11:37
Location: DETACHED HOUSE - A264 SNOW HILL NEAR COPTHORNE
Incident: FIRE
100% of roof and 75% of 1st floor of house destroyed by fire - 50% of ground floor of house destroyed by fire, remainder damaged by smoke -1 male and 1 female adult confirmed deceased at the scene - 5HRS, 2 triple extension ladders used by WSF&RS - incident under investigation by police and fire service
WrLx2 Crawley, WrL Turners Hill, WrLx2 East Grinstead, WrL Horsham, CU Haywards Heath and relief crews
 
F&RS Call Ref: 232
Time: 02:45--3:45
Location: BLOCK OF FLATS - WESTERN PLACE, WORTHING
Incident: Domestic Flooding
to ground floor flat from 1st floor flat - water supply to washing machine isolated and occupant of ground floor flat given advice by WSF&RS - WrL Worthing
 
F&RS Call Ref: 235
Time: 07:44-08:19
Location: HOUSE - EASEBOURNE STREET, EASEBOURNE
Incident: FIRE
Chimney fire - chimney equipment used by WSF&RS - WrL Midhurst
 
F&RS Call Ref: 238
Time: 09:43-10:10
Location: CHURCH WALK, WORTHING
Incident: Assistance to RSPCA Officer - cat had been up 40 foot up a tree for 24 hours - rescued by WSF&RS using ladders and left in the care of RSPCA officer - WrL Worthing
 
F&RS Call Ref: 20
Time: 11:37-12:20
Location: OUTSIDE HOUSE - TURNERS HILL ROAD, CRAWLEY
Incident: FIRE
fire involving 2 rubbish bins, bicycle and electrical intake cupboard - 1Co2 extinguisher used by WSF&RS - area cordoned off until inspection by electricity board - accidental - WrL Crawley
 
F&RS Call Ref: 247
Time: 14:53-15:14
Location: HOUSE - PORTLAND CLOSE, HAYWARDS HEATH
Incident: Domestic flooding - from burst pipe - water isolated by WSF&RS and salvage carried out -WrL Haywards Heath
 
F&RS Call Ref: 250
Time: 16:01-17:03
Location: HOUSE - CHARLTON ROAD, SINGLETON
Incident: FIRE
Chimney fire - chimney equipment used by WSF&RS - advice given to occupier - WrL Chichester
 
F&RS Call Ref: 253
Time: 17:32-18:14
Location: FORD LANE, FORD
Incident: RTC
involving car overturned - no persons trapped - 3 persons taken to hospital by ambulance - scene made safe by WSF&RS - WrL Arundel
 
F&RS Call Ref: 261
Time: 21:38-21:58
Location: DETACHED HOUSE - CHESSWOOD ROAD, WORTHING
Incident: FIRE
computer on fire in 1st floor bedroom - 2BA, 1HR and PPV fan used by WSF&RS - accidental - WrL x2 Worthing
 

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SUNDAY 7 APRIL - 2013


F&RS Call Ref: 268
Time: 04:48-06:35
Location: MID TERRACED HOUSE - SWAN DENE, PAGHAM
Incident: FIRE
in kitchen of house - 40% of kitchen and bathroom damaged by fire, heat and smoke - remainder of house damaged by smoke - 2BA, 1HR, thermal imaging camera and PPV fan used by WSF&RS - gas and electrics isolated - deliberate ignition - WrLx2 Bognor
 
F&RS Call Ref: 277
Time: 09:14-09:35
Location: REAR OF HOUSE - GUILDFORD ROAD, SLINFOLD
Incident: Cylinder - 2 adults suffering from the effects of carbon monoxide poisoning from a patio heater in tent - inspection by WSF&RS - 2 adult males taken to hospital by ambulance - WrL Horsham
 
F&RS Call Ref: 278
Time: 10:00-10:20
Location: ROUNDABOUT JUNCTION WITH LINGFIELD Rd. & LONDON Rd, EAST GRINSTEAD
Incident: RTC
collision involving 2 cars - no persons trapped - scene made safe by WSF&RS - WrL East Grinstead
 
F&RS Call Ref: 286
Time: 13:40-14:27
Location: HOUSE - LOWER MERE, EAST GRINSTEAD
Incident: Gas leak - 2 adults and 1 child given oxygen by WSF&RS for suspected carbon monoxide poisoning from faulty boiler - boiler isolated - occupants left in care of ambulance paramedics - WrL East Grinstead, WrL Forest Row
 
F&RS Call Ref: 290
Time: 15:58-16:50
Location: REAR OF HOUSE - ALVERSTONE ROAD, WORTHING
Incident: FIRE
wooden garden shed 7mx5m 25% destroyed by fire - remainder of shed affected by heat and smoke - 4BA, 2HRs used by WSF&RS - contents of shed removed - accidental - WrLx2 Worthing
 
F&RS Call Ref: 293
Time: 17:00-17:55
Location: REAR OF SHEDDINGDEAN INDUSTRIAL ESTATE - MARCHANTS WAY, BURGESS HILL
Incident: FIRE
involving rubbish and tyres on open ground - approx 5 metres of trees and undergrowth damaged by fire - 2BA, 2HRs used by WSF&RS - damaged area damped down and turned over - Police in attendance - deliberate ignition - WrLx2 Burgess Hill
 
F&RS Call Ref:309
Time: 17:36-19:32
Location: HOUSE -BALLS CROSS, NEAR PETWORTH
Incident: FIRE
Chimney fire - chimney equipment, thermal imaging camera and ladders used by WSF&RS for difficult chimney fire - advice given to occupier
WrLx2 Petworth
 
F&RS Call Ref: 315
Time: 20:16-21:29
Location: HOUSE - STONEHOUSE LANE, COWFOLD
Incident: FIRE
Chimney fire - chimney equipment used by WSF&RS - roof checked using thermal imaging camera - advice given to occupier
WrL Partridge Green
 

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MONDAY 8 APRIL - 2013


F&RS Call Ref: 338
Time: 14:47-15:35
Location: COOMBE LANE OFF A272 BOLNEY
Incident: FIRE
rubbish alight - fire spread to tree - 2HRs used by WSF&RS - WrL Haywards Heath
 
F&RS Call Ref: 339
Time: 15:07-16:01
Location: PUB - ELSTED MARSH, MIDHURST
Incident: FIRE
Chimney fire - chimney equipment, thermal imaging camera and ladders used by WSF&RS - WrL Midhurst
 
F&RS Call Ref: 341
Time: 18:07-19:11
Location: PUB - LIPHOOK ROAD, SHOTTER MILL
Incident: FIRE
Chimney fire - chimney equipment and roof ladder used by F&RS - WrL Haslemere
 
F&RS Call Ref: 353
Time: 21:52-22:03
Location: OUTSIDE SHOPS - PELHAM PLACE, BROADFIELD, CRAWLEY
Incident: FIRE
bin set alight by discarded smoking materials - 1HR used by WSF&RS - WrL Crawley
 
F&RS Call Ref: 357
Time: 22:50-23:19
Location: OUTSIDE BROADFIELD STADIUM, BROADFIELD, CRAWLEY
Incident: FIRE
base of large oak tree on fire - 1HR used by WSF&RS - deliberate ignition - WrL Crawley
 

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TUESDAY 9 APRIL - 2013


F&RS Call Ref: 361
Time: 06:09-07:09
Location: HALSFORD GREEN JUNCTION OF LONDON ROAD, EAST GRINSTEAD
Incident: RTC
collision involving 4 cars - no persons trapped - 2 adults treated at the scene by ambulance paramedics - scene made safe by WSF&RS
WrL East Grinstead
 
F&RS Call Ref: 372
Time: 11:08-13:13
Location: BARN OFF LACK HOUSE LANE, PETWORTH
Incident: FIRE
timber barn 20x10m used for storage 100% damaged by fire - overhead power cables on fire - one 19kg propane cylinder from barn cooled - 5HRS, 6BA used by WSF&RS - accidental
WrLx2 Midhurst, WrL Haslemere, WrL Storrington , CU Bognor, WrC Littlehampton
 
F&RS Call Ref: 376
Time: 14:25-15:25
Location: A29 HARDHAM
Incident: RTC
involving car in collision with electricity pole - female driver extricated by WSF&RS using hydraulic rescue equipment and assessed at the scene by ambulance paramedics - incident left with Sussex police for investigation
WrL Worthing, WrL Storrington, HRT Worthing , WrL Horsham
 
F&RS Call Ref: 378
Time: 15:03-15:23
Location: PLAY PARK REAR OF CHILTERN CRESCENT, DURRINGTON, WORTHING
Incident: FIRE
electric scooter destroyed by fire - 1HR used by WSF&RS - deliberate ignition - WrL Worthing
 
F&RS Call Ref: 284
Time: 17:20-17:40
Location: GROUND FLOOR FLAT - LENNOX ROAD, CHICHESTER
Incident: FIRE
Fire alarm sounding - fire involving mattress in ground floor bedroom - 2BA, 1HR and PPV fan used by WSF&RS - female occupier treated at the scene for smoke inhalation by ambulance paramedics but did't go to hospital - accidental - WrL Chichester, WrL Bognor
 

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WEDNESDAY 10 APRIL - 2013


F&RS Call Ref: 403
Time: 05:33-07:43
Location: FLAT - CECIL ROAD, LANCING
Incident: FIRE
internal electrical mains intake to flat on fire - ground floor flat smoke logged - 2BA, 2Co2 extinguishers used by WSF&RS - incident handed over to electrical company - accidental - WrLx2 Worthing
 

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THURSDAY 11 APRIL - 2013


F&RS Call Ref: 452
Time: 12:20-13:10
Location: GREEN ROAD, WIVELSFIELD
Incident: RTC
collision involving 2 cars - 1 female adult released by ambulance paramedics - 1 female adult and 1 child taken to hospital by ambulance - scene made safe by WSF&RS - small fuel spillage sanded - WrL Haywards Heath
 
F&RS Call Ref: 456
Time: 13:38-13:51
Location: BOWLING ALLEY - GRAFTON PLACE, WORTHING
Incident: FIRE
fire on flat roof of bowling alley - fire out on arrival of WSF&RS - inspection only required - deliberate ignition - WrLx2 Worthing
 
F&RS Call Ref: 457
Time: 13:40-14:25
Location: PUB - BUTLERS GREEN ROAD, HAYWARDS HEATH
Incident: FIRE
Chimney fire - chimney equipment, ladders and thermal imaging camera used by WSF&RS - WrL Haywards Heath
 
F&RS Call Ref: 462
Time: 16:43-17:09
Location: A2139 THAKEHAM
Incident: RTC
involving car overturned - no persons trapped - scene made safe by WSF&RS - incident left with police - WrL Storrington
 
F&RS Call Ref: 466
Time: 18:04-18:23
Location: OUTSIDE CHURCH - MAIN ROAD, ITCHENOR
Incident: FIRE
skip containing rubbish on fire outside church - 1HR used by WSF&RS - accidental - WrL Chichester
 
F&RS Call Ref: 469
Time: 21:05-21:29
Location: HOUSE - OAK CLOSE, HAMMER
Incident: FIRE
Smell of burning - coming from solar panel inverter on new build house - solar panels isolated by WSF&RS - WrL Haslemere
 

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FRIDAY 12 APRIL - 2013


F&RS Call Ref: 472
Time: 01:27-02:59
Location: SEMI DETACHED BLOCK OF FLATS - WELLINGTON ROAD, HORSHAM
Incident: FIRE
10% of roof of building damaged by fire - 10% water damage to upper flat - 4BA, 3HRS. triple extension ladder and thermal imaging camera used by WSF&RS - salvage undertaken and damaged areas cut away by WSF&RS - accidental - WrLx2 Horsham, ALP Horsham
 
F&RS Call Ref: 474
Time: 09:20-10:28
Location: TERMINUS ROAD, CHICHESTER
Incident: RTC
collision involving car and HGV - no persons trapped - 1 lamp post severly damaged - scene made safe by WSF&RS - electrician and crane ordered to make lamp post safe - incident left with police - WrL Chichester
 
F&RS Call Ref: 496
Time: 19:02-19:52
Location: LEWES ROAD, SCAYNES HILL
Incident: FIRE
wooden electricity pole on fire - power isolated by UK Power reps - 1 dry powder extinguisher used by WSF&RS - incident left with UK Power reps - advice given - WrLx2 Haywards Heath
 
F&RS Call Ref: 498
Time: 20:20-20:33
Location: BICKLEY COURT - KINSLEY ROAD, BEWBUSH, CRAWLEY
Incident: FIRE
portaloo well alight at the end of the road - 1HR used by WSF&RS - deliberate ignition - WrL Crawley
 
F&RS Call Ref: 507
Time: 22:51-23:28
Location: FLATS - WICK PARADE, LITTLEHAMPTON
Incident: FLOODING
Domestic flooding - water coming from upper flat and affecting lower flat - water supply isolated by WSF&RS using small tools - incident left with occupier - WrL Littlehampton
 

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Saturday 13 APRIL - 2013


F&RS Call Ref: 509
Time: 01:24-01:42
Location: ARUN PARADE, LITTLEHAMPTON
Incident: FIRE
rubbish fire extinguished by WSF&RS using 1HR - deliberate ignition - WrL Littlehampton
 
F&RS Call Ref: 510
Time: 01:47-02:16
Location: HOUSE - POUND LANE, UPPER BEEDING
Incident: FIRE
fire in dishwasher - fire out on arrival of WSF&RS - water and electrics isolated and dishwasher removed from house by WSF&RS - 3 persons with signs of smoke inhalation treated at the scene by ambulance paramedics - accidental
WrL Steyning, WrL Henfield, WrL Shoreham
 
F&RS Call Ref: 511
Time: 02:36-03:14
Location: FLATS - WICK FARM ROAD, LITTLEHAMPTON
Incident: FLOODING
from split water pipe in upper flat affecting ground floor flat - water and electrics isolated by WSF&RS and salvage undertaken - advice given to occupants - WrL Littlehampton
 
F&RS Call Ref: 522
Time: 11:33-11:57
Location: BUNGALOW - THE WINTER KNOLL, LITTLEHAMPTON
Incident: FIRE
kitchen 5% damaged by heat and smoke from grill fire - 2BA, 1 Co2 extinguisher and PPV fan used by WSF&RS - advice given to occupants - accidental - WrLx2 Littlehampton
 
F&RS Call Ref: 523
Time: 11:50-12:12
Location: COUNTRY HOUSE - SAINT HILL ROAD, EAST GRINSTEAD
Incident: FIRE
involving commercial cooker - fire out on arrival of WSF&RS - gas supply isolated by WSF&RS - accidental - WrL East Grinstead
 
F&RS Call Ref: 528
Time: 13:26-13:52
Location: STORAGE SHED REAR OF HOUSE - THE QUADRANT, GORING
Incident: FIRE
tumble dryer 100% damaged by fire - shed heavily smoke logged - 2BA, 1HR and thermal imaging camera used by WSF&RS - damaged areas damped down and cut away - accidental - WrLx2 Worthing
 
F&RS Call Ref: 531
Time: 15:00-15:53
Location: HOUSE - NORTH ROAD, BOSHAM
Incident: FIRE
Chimney fire - chimney equipment used by WSF&RS - advice given to occupants - WrL Chichester
 
F&RS Call Ref: 537
Time: 18:05-19:08
Location: SEMI DETACHED HOUSE - ADUR AVENUE, SHOREHAM
Incident: FIRE
in 1st floor bedroom - 4BA, 3HRs used by WSF&RS - electrics isolated - male adult treated at the scene by ambulance paramdics for burn to hand and smoke inhalation - accidental - WrL Shoreham, WrL Hove, Red Cross Support Unit
 
F&RS Call Ref: 544
Time: 21:07-22:00
Location: REAR OF HOUSE - LITTLE CRABTREE, WEST GREEN
Incident: FIRE
garden shed 80% damaged by fire - 1 cylinder cooled - 2BA, 3HRS and thermal imaging camera used by WSF&RS - accidental
WrLx2 Crawley
 

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Sunday 14 APRIL - 2013


F&RS Call Ref: 564
Time: 08:00- 08:26
Location: ENTERTAINMENT COMPLEX- CRAWLEY LEISURE PARK, CRAWLEY
Incident: FLOODING
water entering plant room - water and electrics isolated by WSF&RS - WrL Crawley
 
F&RS Call Ref: 589
Time: 17:30-18:08
Location: HESWORTH COMMON, FITTLEWORTH
Incident: FIRE
2 fires in the open extinguished by WSF&RS using back pack water sprayers - deliberate ignition
WrL Petworth, L4T Petworth
 

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MONDAY 15 APRIL - 2013


F&RS Call Ref: 603
Time: 07:00-08:50
Location: FARMLAND OFF TREEMANS ROAD, HORSTED KEYNES
Incident: ANIMAL RESCUE
cow in slurry pit - vet in attendance - cow released from pit by TRU officers using an inflatable rescue path and winch
TRU officersx5
 
F&RS Call Ref: 624
Time: 12:23-12:52
Location: REAR OF HOUSE - CLARENDON ROAD, SHOREHAM
Incident: FIRE
Bonfire - extinguished by WSF&RS using 1HR and drag rakes - WrL Shoreham
 
F&RS Call Ref: 660
Time: 23:30-23:54
Location: PUB - THE TWITTEN, SOUTHWICK
Incident: FIRE
quantity of rubbish alight in the rear of tipper truck - 1HR used by F&RS - deliberate ignition - WrL Hove
 

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THURSDAY 18 APRIL - 2013


F&RS Call Ref: 746
Time: 13:54-14:24
Location: REAR GARDEN OF HOUSE - BETWEEN VALE WALK AND PARHAM ROAD, FINDON VALLEY
Incident: FIRE
Bonfire - out of control bonfire affecting shrubbery - 1HR used by WSF&RS - WrL Worthing
 
F&RS Call Ref: 757
Time: 20:06-20:35
Location: SUPERMARKET - WORTHING ROAD, HORSHAM
Incident: FIRE
ceiling motor of money moving system in basement of supermarket burnt out - fire out on arrival of WSF&RS - inspection only - accidental
WrLx2 Horsham
 

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FRIDAY 19 APRIL - 2013


F&RS Call Ref: 764
Time: 01:04-01:40
Location: BRIDGE FOOTPATH OFF HARMONY CLOSE, CRAWLEY
Incident: FIRE
moped destroyed by fire - 1HR used by WSF&RS - deliberate ignition - WrL Crawley
 
F&RS Call Ref: 770
Time: 09:16-09:31
Location: HOUSE - HALSFORD PARK ROAD, EAST GRINSTEAD
Incident: FIRE
Fire alarm sounding - fire caused by plastic container being left on kitchen hob - container removed by WSF&RS - advice given to occupant - accidental - WrL East Grinstead
 
F&RS Call Ref: 782
Time: 15:48-15:59
Location: TRENT CLOSE, GOSSOPS GREEN
Incident: FIRE
bin fire extinguished by WSF&RS using buckets of water - unknown cause - WrL Crawley
 
F&RS Call Ref: 785
Time: 16:57-17:03
Location: OUTSIDE POST OFFICE - THE BOULEVARD, CRAWLEY
Incident: FIRE
bin fire caused by discarded smoking materials extinguished by WSF&RS using 1HR - WrL Crawley
 
F&RS Call Ref: 789
Time: 20:08-21:21
Location: HOUSE - HOG LANE, AMBERLEY
Incident: FIRE
Chimney fire - chimney equipment and ladders used by WSF&RS - neighbouring thatched house protected using 1HR
WrLx2 Storrington
 

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Saturday 20 APRIL - 2013


F&RS Call Ref: 806
Time: 10:17-12:51
Location: 2 HOUSES - CHURCH LANE, ALBOURNE
Incident: FLOODING
from broken water main affecting 2 houses - water diverted by WSF&RS and pumped - salvage undertaken in houses - Water board in attendance
WrL Hurstpierpoint
 
F&RS Call Ref: 812
Time: 11:30-13:00
Location: RISING SUN PUB - IPING ROAD, MILLAND
Incident: FIRE
Chimney fire - chimney equipment and thermal imaging camera used by F&RS - WrL Midhurst, WrL Liphook
 
F&RS Call Ref: 818
Time: 13:48-14:22
Location: ROUNDABOUT IFIELD AVENUE, CRAWLEY
Incident: RTC
collision involving 2 cars - 1 male adult released before arrival of WSF&RS - 1 male 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 x2 Crawley, HRT Crawley
 
F&RS Call Ref: 821
Time: 15:20-15:55
Location: 1st FLOOR FLAT - SPENCER STREET, BOGNOR
Incident: FIRE
fire in kitchen from electric kettle on cooker hob - fire extinguished by WSF&RS with water from the kitchen tap - PPV fan used to clear smoke - 2 year old boy given oxygen for potential smoke inhalation - ambulance paramedics in attendance - accidental - WrLx2 Bognor
 
F&RS Call Ref: 822
Time: 15:53-16:03
Location: NEAR BOWLING ALLEY - MADERIA AVENUE, HORSHAM
Incident: FIRE
bin fire caused by discarded smoking materials - fire extinguished by WSF&RS using buckets of water - WrL Horsham
 
F&RS Call Ref: 829
Time: 20:50-41
Location: 2 STOREY BLOCK OF SHELTERED HOUSING - VICTORIA ROAD, BOGNOR
Incident: FIRE
Fire alarm sounding - fire in dryer in laundry room - 2BA, 1 water extinguisher, 1 thermal imaging camera used by WSF&RS - accidental
WrL Bognor
 
F&RS Call Ref: 830
Time: 21:03-21:16
Location: CHURCH LANE, COPTHORNE
Incident: FIRE
wheelie bin fire extinguished by WSF&RS using 1HR - deliberate ignition - WrL Crawley
 

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Sunday 21 APRIL - 2013


F&RS Call Ref: 839
Time: 08:57-09:25
Location: HOUSE - CAPEL ROAD, RUSPER
Incident: FIRE
fire in aga out on arrival of WSF&RS - aga isolated by WSF&RS and chimney flue inspected - advice given to occupier - WrL Crawley
 
F&RS Call Ref: 840
Time: 10:11-10:34
Location: OLD SHOREHAM ROAD, SOUTHWICK
Incident: RTC
collision involving 2 cars - 1 male adult self released under supervision of ambulance paramedics - scene made safe by WSF&RS
WrL Shoreham, WrL Hove
 
F&RS Call Ref: 850
Time: 13:19-14:09
Location: REAR OF HOUSE - DUNSFOLD ROAD, PLAISTOW
Incident: FIRE
lawnmower tractor in garage destroyed by fire - roof of triple bay domestic garage 25% damaged by fire - 3HRs, 2BA used by F&RS - damaged areas cut away - accidental - WrL Dunsfold, WrL Haslemere
 
F&RS Call Ref: 855
Time: 14:50-15:12
Location: LONDON ROAD, BALCOMBE
Incident: RTC
involving car in collision with tree - no persons trapped - inspection only by WSF&RS - incident left with police - WrL Turners Hill
 
F&RS Call Ref: 859
Time: 17:25-17:47
Location: HOUSE - OAKFORD PARK, HALNAKER
Incident: FLOODING
Flooding burst water pipe in house - water supply isolated by WSF&RS - electrics isolated - advice given to occupier - WrL Chichester
 
F&RS Call Ref: 863
Time: 18:44-19:17
Location: REAR OF HOUSE - HAMILTON ROAD, LANCING
Incident: FIRE
wooden play house and decking in garden involved in fire - 1HR used by WSF&RS - accidental - WrL x2 Worthing
 

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MONDAY 22 APRIL - 2013


F&RS Call Ref: 876
Time: 01:23-01:48
Location: HOTEL AT HOLIDAY RESORT - UPPER BOGNOR ROAD, BOGNOR
Incident: RESCUE
Lift shut in - 5 adult males released from lift by WSF&RS using rescue equipment and lift keys - maintenance engineers in attendance
WrL Bognor
 
F&RS Call Ref: 904
Time: 13:50-17:21
Location: BUILDING USED AS MEDICAL CENTRE AND UNDERGROUND CAR PARK - STEYNE STREET, BOGNOR
Incident: FLOODING
burst water main causing flooding to road and entering underground car park and lift shafts - medical practise also affected - patients evacuated due to the risk of the water reaching the electricity supply - water isolated by Southern Water - underground car park pumped out by WSF&RS - WrLx2 Bognor
 
F&RS Call Ref: 915
Time: 18:33-19:25
Location: HOUSE - PADDOCKHURST ROAD, TURNERS HILL
Incident: FIRE
Chimney fire - chimney equipment, triple extension ladder, roof ladder and 1HR used by WSF&RS - WrL Turners Hill
 
F&RS Call Ref: 917
Time: 18:48-19:24
Location: WARDEN CONTROLLED FLAT - GRATTONS DRIVE, POUND HILL
Incident: FIRE
fire in kitchen of flat - fire out on arrival of WSF&RS - inspection and removal by WSF&RS - natural ventilation undertaken - 1 female occupant with smoke inhalation given 1st aid and oxygen by WSF&RS before being left in the care of ambulance paramedics - accidental - WrLx2 Crawley
 
F&RS Call Ref: 931
Time: 21:56-22:39
Location: HOUSE - TRISTRAM CLOSE, SOMPTING
Incident: FIRE
Chimney fire - chimney equipment used by WSF&RS - advice given to occupants - WrL Worthing
 

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TUESDAY 23 APRIL - 2013


F&RS Call Ref: 934
Time: 00:07-00:27
Location: REAR GARDEN OF HOUSE - LETCHWORTH COURT, BEWBUSH, CRAWLEY
Incident: FIRE
Bonfire - extinguished by WSF&RS using 1HR - WrL Crawley
 
F&RS Call Ref: 935
Time: 00:29-00:50
Location: SEAFORD ROAD, BROADFIELD, CRAWLEY
Incident: FIRE
6m of fence alight - 1HR used by WSF&RS - deliberate ignition - WrL Crawley
 
F&RS Call Ref: 938
Time: 03:18-04:41
Location: KILN ROAD AND CROSSPATH, CRAWLEY
Incident: FLOODING
from burst water main - one house at Crosspath with an amount of water through the front door - mains water isolated by Water Board - water pumped by WSF&RS - WrLx2 Crawley
 
F&RS Call Ref: 970
Time: 14:40-15:09
Location: REAR OF HOUSE - STOCKS LANE, EAST WITTERING
Incident: FIRE
shed 14mx8m destroyed by fire - 2 empty cylinders made safe - 2BA, 1HR used by WSF&RS - area turned over and damped down
WrL East Wittering, WrL Chichester
 

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WEDNESDAY 24 APRIL - 2013


F&RS Call Ref: 990
Time: 10:13-12:07
Location: STABLE OFF COLTSTAPLE LANE, HORSHAM
Incident: ANIMAL RESCUE
large shire horse down in stable - horse moved to safe area outside stable and assisted to her feet by WSF&RS using heavy lifting equipment - horse left in the care of vet and owner - TRU Officersx5, HRT Crawley
 
POLICE report - Ref: PR42213 / 2013
Location: Pond Close, Loxwood
Incident: Raid in Loxwood uncovers over 500 cannabis plants
Police raided a house in Loxwood today and seized cannabis plants and other assets worth approximately £300,000.
Officers entered the address in Pond Close and recovered 503 cannabis plants that were being cultivated in bedrooms; they would have had a street value in excess of £250,000. A small amount of cocaine was also seized. As part of a linked investigation into money laundering, two high performance vehicles were also seized to a combined value of around £40,000. A 47-year-old man and a 60-year-old man, both from Loxwood, were arrested on suspicion of the cultivation of cannabis and money laundering. Both men were later bailed until 14 June pending further enquiries.
 
F&RS Call Ref: 1004
Time: 17:40-18:38
Location: HOUSE - LAKE LANE, BARNHAM
Incident: FIRE
Chimney fire - chimney equipment used by WSF&RS - WrL Littlehampton
 

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THURSDAY 25 APRIL - 2013


F&RS Call Ref: 1015
Time: 02:16-03:45
Location: OUTSIDE WAREHOUSE - BLENHEIM ROAD, LANCING
Incident: FIRE
van destroyed by fire - 2HRs, 2BA used by WSF&RS - heavy smoke logging throughout warehouse - PPV fan used to ventilate - accidental
WrL Lancing
 
F&RS Call Ref: 1026
Time: 11:16-11:55
Location: B2139 WHITEWAYS
Incident: FIRE
tractor and trailer loaded with rubbish on fire - tractor 100% damaged by fire - trailer 20% damaged by fire - 2HRS, 2BA used by WSF&RS - area damped down - accidental - WrLx2 Littlehampton
 
F&RS Call Ref: 1032
Time: 12:28-13:14
Location: HARBOLETS ROAD, WEST CHILTINGTON
Incident: RTC
involving car overturned into ditch - female driver trapped - elderly female extricated by WSF&RS using electric saw and stabilisation equipment - woman treated at the scene by ambulance paramedics and taken to hospital by ambulance - scene made safe by WSF&RS
WrL Storrington, WrL Steyning, HRT Crawley
 
F&RS Call Ref: 1034
Time: 13:14-15:46
Location: COMMERCIAL BUILDING - BLACKHORSE WAY, HORSHAM
Incident: RESCUE
Lift shut in - man stuck in glass lift - all manual override systems vandalised - male adult given reassurance by WSF&RS - lift engineer in attendance - man released by TRU officers using winching equipment and a ladder - WrLx2 Horsham, TRU Officersx5
 
F&RS Call Ref: 10140
Time: 14:30-14:46
Location: PLAYGROUND AT THE REAR OF PARISH HALL - THAKEHAM ROAD, STORRINGTON
Incident: FIRE
area of rubber matting and swings in playground alight - 1HR used by WSF&RS - deliberate ignition - WrL Storrington
 
F&RS Call Ref: 1065
Time: 23:16-23:41
Location: BLOCK OF FLATS - RUSHAM ROAD, HORSHAM
Incident: FLOODING
water from upper flat entering lower flat - water isolated and salvage undertaken by WSF&RS - advice given - WrL Horsham
 

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FRIDAY 26 APRIL - 2013


F&RS Call Ref: 1068
Time: 09:16-10:41
Location: HOUSE - ROMAN WAY, SOUTHWICK
Incident: ANIMAL RESCUE
Assistance to RSPCA - 2 seagulls trapped in netting covering 2nd floor dormer roof - seagulls removed by WSF&RS using aerial ladder platform and left in the care of RSPCA officer - WrL Shoreham, ALP Horsham
 
F&RS Call Ref: 1069
Time: 10:52-11:06
Location: NEW ROAD, HASSOCKS
Incident: RTC
collision involving 2 cars - 1 car left the scene before arrival of WSF&RS - 1 car made safe - small spillage sanded
WrL Burgess Hill
 
F&RS Call Ref: 1077
Time: 14:57-15:25
Location: BUNGALOW - PHOENIX CRESCENT, SOUTHWICK
Incident: FIRE
Fire alarm sounding - fire involving cooking that occurred after elderly male resident had fallen over - man taken to hospital by ambulance - burnt items removed by WSF&RS and kitchen ventilated - accidental - WrL Shoreham
 

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SATURDAY 27 APRIL - 2013


F&RS Call Ref: 1100
Time: 10:31-12:17 Location GROUND FLOOR OFFICE - STEYNING WAY, BOGNOR
Incident: ANIMAL RESCUE
Assistance to RSPCA - seagull trapped in netting on 2nd floor roof - seagull removed by WSF&RS using aerial ladder platform and left in the care of RSPCA officer - WrL Bognor, ALP Worthing
 
F&RS Call Ref: 1102
Time: 12:46-13:36
Location: 3 STOREY BLOCK OF FLATS - WEST STREET, BOGNOR
Incident: FIRE
kitchen fire in 1st floor flat - 2BA, 1Co2 extinguisher and water used by WSF&RS - 4 elderly women led to safe area by WSF&RS, of those 2 elderly women were given precautionary check up for smoke inhalation by ambulance paramedics - accidental - WrL Bognor
 
F&RS Call Ref: 1110
Time: 18:29-18:55
Location: GROUND FLOOR OFFICE - STEYNING WAY, BOGNOR
Incident: FIRE
fire in ground floor office in building used as offices and warehouse - fire out on arrival of WSF&RS - building smoke logged - PPV fan used to ventilate - accidental - WrL Bognor
 

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SUNDAY 28 APRIL - 2013


F&RS Call Ref: 1136
Time: 14:04-14:23
Location: HOUSE - SEA ROAD, EAST PRESTON
Incident: FIRE
Fire alarm sounding - fire in microwave oven in ground floor bedroom - fire out on arrival of WSF&RS - microwave removed - smoke ventilated by WSF&RS - female occupier with light smoke inhalation assessed by ambulance paramedics - accidental - WrL East Preston
 
F&RS Call Ref: 1141
Time: 15:49-16:28
Location: WOODED AREA OFF HONEYSUCKLE LANE, SALVINGTON
Incident: FIRE
area of grassland on fire - extinguished by WSF&RS - deliberate ignition - WrL Worthing
 
F&RS Call Ref: 1144
Time: 16:07-16:41
Location: B2110 HANDCROSS
Incident: RTC
involving vintage car with collapsed front axle - 4 persons given 1st aid by Sussex Police before arrival of ambulance paramedics - 2 of those people received further care from paramedics - scene made safe by WSF&RS - WrL Crawley
 
F&RS Call Ref: 1152
Time: 18:16-22:17
Location: 3 STOREY HOUSE - EAST STREET, SELSEY
Incident: FIRE
3 storey house - fire under the eaves - 75% of 2nd floor severely damaged by fire - 15% of ground and 1st floor damaged by smoke and water - 2 thermal imaging cameras, 6BA, 2HRs and small tools used by F&RS - roof tiles removed using ALP and roof sheeted - salvage undertaken on lower floor - accidental
WrL Selsey, WrLx2 Chichester, WrL Bognor, CU Bognor, L4T Selsey, WrL Southsea, ALP Southsea, BASU Chichester, FIO
 
F&RS Call Ref: 1158
Time: 18:30-18:56
Location: HOUSE - BROADFIELD, WEST HOATHLY
Incident: FIRE
Chimney fire - chimney equipment and 1HR used by WSF&RS - advice given - WrL Turners Hill
 
F&RS Call Ref: 1160
Time: 19:14-20:58
Location: HOUSE - OLDER HILL, REDFORD
Incident: FIRE
Chimney fire - chimney equipment, thermal imaging camera and ladders used by WSF&RS - advice given
WrLx2 Midhurst, L4T Midhurst
 

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MONDAY 29 APRIL - 2013


F&RS Call Ref: 1170
Time: 09:13-09:33
Location: A280 ANGMERING
Incident: RTC
collision involving 2 cars - 1 female adult released by ambulance paramedics - scene made safe by WSF&RS - incident left with police
WrL Littlehampton, WrL Worthing
 
F&RS Call Ref: 1176
Time: 12:42-13:03
Location: LAYBY ON A27 EASTBOUND HAVANT TO CHICHESTER
Incident: FIRE
Car fire - 2BA, 1 foam HR - accidental - WrL Chichester
 

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TUESDAY 30 APRIL - 2013


F&RS Call Ref: 1204
Time: 02:41-03:19
Location: SHED IN REAR GARDEN - TITMUS DRIVE, TILGATE, CRAWLEY
Incident: FIRE
rubbish on fire in garden shed - fire extinguished by WSF&RS using garden hose - accidental - WrL Crawley
 
POLICE report - Ref: PR42238 / 2013
Time: 12.40pm
Location: A21 Hurst Green
Incident: Man dies following Hurst Green crash
A 74-year-old Hastings man has died following a crash on the A21 at Hurst Green today.
Robert Leach, of St Helens Wood Road, is believed to have suffered a medical episode, was at the wheel of a Hyundai car when it left the road and collided with a tree at around 12.40pm. A number of people quickly went to his aid and paramedics arrived shortly after, but sadly he died at the scene. His next of kin have been informed.
The road was closed at Station Road northbound and at the Coopers Cross junction with the A229 while rescue and recovery work took place and re-opened at 2.15pm.
Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to call Sussex Police on 101 quoting Operation Accreditation or e-mail collision.appeal@sussex.pnn.police.uk
 
F&RS Call Ref: 1213
Time: 10:29-10:39
Location: HOUSE - PINEHURST, BURGESS HILL
Incident: FIRE
rotavator on fire - 1HR used by WSF&RS - accidental - WrL Burgess Hill
 
F&RS Call Ref: 1230
Time: 16:03-16:21
Location: FIELD OFF WINCHESTER ROAD, CRAWLEY
Incident: FIRE
fire in undergrowth extinguished by WSF&RS using 1HR - deliberate ignition - WrL Crawley
 
F&RS Call Ref: 1232
Time: 16:55-17:49
Location: REAR OF HOUSE - HEATHFIELD, POUND HILL
Incident: FIRE
garden shed destroyed by fire - 1 cylinder cooled - 2 HRs and 1 fixed HR used by WSF&RS - accidental - WrLx2 Crawley
 
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