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REPORTED WEST SUSSEX INCIDENT SUMMARIES - February 2011
 
The list below shows reported Emergency incidents for West Sussex. Not all 'call outs' are listed, only those reported.
 
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TUESDAY 1st FEBRUARY - 2011

Call Ref: 16739
Time: 04:45-05:35
Location: DOMESTIC GARAGE - THE GREEN, SOUTHWICK
Incident: Fire - single storey domestic garage 5x10m and 2 cars destroyed by fire, heat and smoke - 4HRS, 4BA by F&RS - affected area damped down and turned over - accidental - WrLx2 Shoreham
 
Call Ref: 16742
Time: 05:47-07:29
Location: FARM - BOGNOR ROAD, BROADBRIDGE HEATH
Incident: Fire - single storey timber built outbuilding 20x5m 90% destroyed by fire - 2 horses led to safety with assistance of F&RS - 4BA, 4HRS - accidental - WrLx2 Horsham
 
Call Ref: 16756
Time:09:35-09:52
Location: BERRY BARN LANE, WEST WITTERING
Incident: RTC - 2 cars - 1 female adult released before arrival of F&RS and taken to hospital by ambulance - scene made safe by F&RS
WrL East Wittering
 
Call Ref: 16757
Time: 09:44-09:58
Location: GATWICK ROAD, GATWICK
Incident: RTC - 2 cars - no persons trapped - small fuel spillage sanded by F&RS - scene made safe - incident left with police
WrL Crawley
 
Call Ref: 16775
Time: 18:27-19:25
Location: HOUSE - B2141 NORTH MARDEN, NEAR CHICHESTER
Incident: Chimney fire - smoke in house - chimney equipment used by F&RS - WrL Chichester
 
Call Ref: 16776
Time: 19:44-20:04
Location: GROUND FLOOR FLAT, POLLARDS OFF PADDOCKHURST ROAD, CRAWLEY
Incident: Fire alarm sounding in ground floor flat - fire involving sofa in lounge - 10% of lounge damaged by fire - male occupier assisted from flat by F&RS using breathing apparatus and checked over at the scene by ambulance paramedics but didn't have to go to hospital - damaged areas damped down and cut away by F&RS - 4BA, 2HRS used - fire believed to have been caused by smoking materials - accidental - WrLx2 Crawley, WrL Horsham

WEDNESDAY 2 FEBRUARY - 2011

Call Ref: 16797
Time: 13:51-14:16
Location: BOOTS CHEMIST, NORTH ROAD, LANCING
Incident: Smoke issuing - Roof on fire accidentally caused by men working on repairs - 1HR and thermal imaging camera used by Fire service
WrL Shoreham, WrL Lancing
 
Call Ref: 16798
Time: 14:33-15:05
Location: BRIDGE ROAD, LITTLEHAMPTON
Incident: RTC - 2 cars were involved, leaving 1 car on its side with female adult trapped. A baby was released before the arrival of the Fire Brigade who extricated a lady using hydraulic rescue equipment. Ambulance paramedics were in attendance. The incident was left with police
WrLx2 Littlehampton, HRT Worthing
 
Call Ref: 16805
Time: 18:30-18:42
Location: SPORTS SHOP, HIGH STREET, EAST GRINSTEAD
Incident: Bin fire - extinguished by F&RS - accidental - WrL East Grinstead

THURSDAY 3 FEBRUARY - 2011

Call Ref: 16818
Time: 07:52-09:23
Location: HOUSE - BASHURST HILL, ITCHINGFIELD
Incident: Chimney fire - chimney equipment used by F&RS - WrL Horsham
 
Call Ref: 16830
Time: 13:30-13:38
Location: BEECHING WAY, EAST GRINSTEAD
Incident: RTC - collision 2 cars - no persons trapped - scene made safe by F&RS - WrL East Grinstead
 
Call Ref: 16832
Time: 13:48-14:09
Location: SHOP - LONDON ROAD, EAST GRINSTEAD
Incident: Fire - in microwave oven in 1st floor kitchen area of shop unit - fire out on arrival - kitchen ventilated by F&RS using PPV fan - accidental - WrL East Grinstead
 
Call Ref: 16847
Time: 17:37-17:54
Location: FLAT- BUTTS ROAD, SOUTHWICK
Incident: Fire - in oven out on arrival of F&RS - gas and electricity supply isolated by F&RS and oven removed to outside the property - WrLx2 Shoreham
 
Call Ref: 16856
Time: 21:04-22:3
Location: CONVENT - EAST STREET, LITTLEHAMPTON
Incident: Lift shut in - 2 persons stuck in lift on 2nd floor - both persons released from lift by F&RS using an electric saw and small tools
WrL Littlehampton

FRIDAY 4 FEBRUARY - 2011

Call Ref: 16863
Time: 08:51-09:08
Location: END OF TERRACE HOUSE - NEWARK ROAD, CRAWLEY
Incident: Fire - washing machine on fire in kitchen - ground floor of house 50% smokelogged - 2BA, 1Co2 extinguisher and 1HR used by F&RS - accidental - WrLx2 Crawley
 
Call Ref: 16869
Time: 12:10-12:31
Location: 2ND FLOOR FLAT - SHELLEY ROAD, WORTHING
Incident: Fire - fire in kitchen of 2nd floor flat - 2BA, 1 fire blanket used by F&RS - accidental - WrLx2 Worthing
 
Call Ref: 16888
Time: 23:44-00:17
Location: HOUSE - HILLSIDE LONG FURLONG, PATCHING
Incident: Chimney fire - chimney equipment used - thermal imaging camera used to check for hot areas by F&RS - WrL Findon

SATURDAY 5 FEBRUARY - 2011

Call Ref: 16921
Time: 19:50-20:35
Location: CAR PARK - JOYCE CLOSE, LITTLEHAMPTON
Incident: Fire - car destroyed by fire - 2BA, 2HRS with fog applicator used by F&RS - arson - police in attendance - WrL Littlehampton

SUNDAY 6 FEBRUARY - 2011

Call Ref: 16939
Time: 07:03-07:55
Location: HOUSE - SURREY WHARF, ARUNDEL
Incident: Fire - fire in chimney lintel - 1HR by F&RS and damaged areas cut away - internal chimney lining removed by F&RS
WrL Arundel
 
Call Ref: 16944
Time: 10:45-11:37
Location: HOUSE - TANYARD LANE, STAPLEFIELD
Incident: Fire - 50% of ground floor utility room damaged by fire - 70% of ground floor damaged by smoke - 1HR 4BA used by F&RS - accidental - WrLx2 Crawley
 
Call Ref: 16956
Time: 17:19-17:31
Location: NYETIMBER LANE, BOGNOR REGIS
Incident: RTC - collision 3 cars - no persons trapped - inspection only by F&RS - incident left with police at the scene - WrL Bognor

MONDAY 7 FEBRUARY - 2011

Call Ref: 16966
Time: 10:53-11:07
Location: HOUSE - COPYHOLD ROAD. EAST GRINSTEAD
Incident: Fire - fire in oven - fire out on arrival of F&RS - kitchen ventilated by F&RS - accidental - WrL East Grinstead
 
Call Ref: 16979
Time: 16:39-16:51
Location: KINGS CENTRE. MOAT ROAD. EAST GRINSTEAD
Incident: Fire - bin fire extinguished by F&RS - accidental - WrL East Grinstead
 
Call Ref: 16995
Time: 21:26-21:53
Location: HOUSE - COURTWICK ROAD. WICK. LITTLEHAMPTON
Incident: Flooding - water supply isolated by F&RS - WrL Littlehampton
 
Call Ref: 16997
Time: 22:40-23:16
Location: HOUSE - HURSTFIELD. LANCING
Incident: Fire - fire in bathroom extractor fan - fire out on arrival of F&RS - fan isolated from electricity supply - accidental
WrL Lancing, WrL Worthing

TUESDAY 8 FEBRUARY - 2011

Call Ref: 17001
Time: 07:16-07:57
Location: PRIMARY SCHOOL. VULCAN CLOSE. BROADFIELD. CRAWLEY
Incident: Flooding - from burst pipe on main road entering school - water pumped by F&RS and salvage undertaken - incident left with Southern Water rep and school janitor - WrL Crawley
 
Call Ref: 17010
Time: 09:40-10:01
Location: A272 SLIP ROAD TO A23 SOUTHBOUND, BOLNEY TO HICKSTEAD
Incident: RTC - 1 car on its side - no persons trapped - 2 female adults taken to hospital by ambulance - scene made safe by F&RS - incident left with police - WrL Haywards Heath, HRT Crawley
 
Call Ref: 17014
Time: 11:36-11:59
Location: LONDON ROAD, ASHINGTON
Incident: RTC - collision car and large goods lorry - no persons trapped - inspection only by F&RS - incident left with police for vehicle recovery - WrL Storrington
 
Call Ref: 17019
Time: 13:36-14:26
Location: HOUSE - WATERLANDS LANE, ROWHOOK
Incident: Fire - in ground floor lounge of house - lounge damaged by fire - 2BA, 1HR by F&RS - salvage undertaken - property ventilated using PPV fan - oxygen given to elderly male occupier with smoke inhalation before handing him over to the care of ambulance paramedics - WrLx2 Horsham

WEDNESDAY 9 FEBRUARY - 2011

Call Ref: 17061
Time: 15:03-15:30
Location: THE ESPLANADE, BOGNOR REGIS
Incident: RTC - collision 2 cars - 1 elderly woman extricated from car using small tools and safety equipment and handed over to care of ambulance paramedics - 1 elderly man also medically assessed by paramedics - WrL Bognor, WrL Chichester, HRT Chichester
 
Call Ref: 17068
Time: 16:44-17:14
Location: WOODLAND BEHIND HOLDERS CLOSE, BILLINGSHURST
Incident: Fire - woodland fire - fire out on arrival of F&RS - inspection only - WrL Billingshurst
 
Call Ref: 17075
Time: 19:43-20:45
Location: HOUSE - POYNINGS ROAD, POYNINGS
Incident: Chimney - fire in difficult chimney extinguished by F&RS using chimney equipment - WrL Keymer

THURSDAY 10 FEBRUARY - 2011

Call Ref: 17083
Time: 01:05-02:27
Location: HOUSE - KEYMER GARDENS, KEYMER
Incident: Smell of Burning - investigation by F&RS found fuse box overheated - electrics isolated by electrician - advice given by F&RS
WrL Keymer, WrL Burgess Hill
 
Call Ref: 17085
Time: 08:44-09:07
Location: WESTERN ROAD, HAYWARDS HEATH
Incident: Assistance - electrical power cable down in the middle of the road - area cordoned off by F&RS - incident handed over to police
WrL Haywards Heath
 
Call Ref: 17092
Time: 10:40-11:22
Location: A259, RUSTINGTON
Incident: RTC - collision car and van - 1 male adult extricated from car by F&RS working with ambulance paramedics and using hydraulic rescue equipment - man taken to hospital by ambulance with possible spinal injuries - WrL Littlehampton, WrL East Preston, HRT Worthing
 
Call Ref: 17116
Time: 15:12-15:21
Location: STONEY LANE, SHOREHAM BY SEA
Incident: RTC - female pedestrian in collision with 4x4 vehicle - lady treated at the scene by ambulance paramedics assisted by F&RS before being taken to hospital by ambulance - WrL Shoreham
 
Call Ref: 17119
Time: 15:52-16:37
Location: HOUSE - WORCESTER ROAD, TILGATE
Incident: Fire - in washing machine in domestic brick built outhouse at the side of house - 2BA, 2HRS and PPV fan used by F&RS - damaged area damped down and cut away - accidental - WrLx2 Crawley
 
Call Ref: 17120
Time: 16:22-16:44
Location: BELL LANE, BIRDHAM
Incident: RTC - 1 car - female driver assessed at the scene by ambulance paramedics before being taken to hospital by ambulance - scene made safe by Police and F&RS - WrL East Wittering, WrL Chichester
 
Call Ref: 17139
Time: 21:24-23:00
Location: A27 ARUNDEL - NEAR THE WHITE SWAN PUB
Incident: FATAL RTC - collision 2 cars - 1 car destroyed by fire - 2 BA, 2HRS by F&RS - male driver of the car deceased - driver of 2nd car released before arrival of F&RS and taken to hospital by ambulance - WrL Arundel, WrL Chichester, HRT Chichester, FISU Horsham
The driver killed in the incident was 21-year-old Lawrence Stevens, from Arundel.
news report
Police News
Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision on the A27 at Ford.
A Peugeot 106 and a Peugeot 206 were in collision shortly before 9.25pm. Sadly the male driver of the 106 died from his injuries. He was in his 20s and from Arundel. The 106 had been travelling Eastbound on the A27 towards Arundel when it collided with the 206 travelling westbound. The driver of the 206, who was also in her 20s, suffered minor injuries and was taken to Worthing Hospital for treatment.
Anyone with information about the collision is asked to contact Sussex Police on 0845 60 70 999 quoting Operation Hillsdown.

FRIDAY 11 FEBRUARY - 2011

Call Ref: 17154
Time: 06:22-06:50
Location: GUILDFORD ROAD, HORSHAM
Incident: RTC - collision 2 cars - no persons trapped - scene made safe by F&RS - WrL Horsham
 
Call Ref: 17155
Time: 06:31-06:49
Location: CAWLEY ROAD, FAYGATE
Incident: RTC - collision 2 cars - 1 person trapped - casualty stabilised and treated by ambulance paramedics before being extricated by F&RS using hydraulic rescue equipment and taken to hospital by ambulance - scene made safe by F&RS
 
Call Ref: 17158
Time: 08:07-08:59
Location: HIGH STREET, BALCOMBE
Incident: RTC - collision 2 cars - 1 car stabilised by F&RS before extricating female driver using hydraulic rescue equipment - female adult then taken to hospital by ambulance - scene made safe by F&RS -police in attendance - WrLx2 Crawley, HRT Crawley
 
Call Ref: 17163
Time: 12:00-12:25
Location: SCHOOL - WESTLOATS LANE, BOGNOR REGIS
Incident: Smoke Issuing - small explosion in woodchip burner - boiler shut down by F&RS and allowed to burn out - boiler engineer called - incident left with school caretaker - accidental - WrL Chichester, WrL Bognor
 
Call Ref: 17170
Time: 15:53-16:08
Location: NURSERY LANE, WORTHING
Incident: Dangerous structure - cable fallen to ground from pole next to the road - cable made safe by F&RS - WrL Worthing
 
Call Ref: 17173
Time: 16:26-17:44
Location: OFF NEWDIGATE ROAD, RUSPER
Incident: Bonfire - large bonfire 10mx10m containing household and building waste - 2HRS used by F&RS - WrL Horsham, WrL Dorking [SF&RS]
 
Call Ref: 17179
Time: 18:20-18:48
Location: A23 NORTHBOUND SLAUGHAM TO HANDCROSS
Incident: RTC - collision 4 cars - no persons trapped - inspection only by F&RS - WrLx2 Crawley, WrL Haywards Heath
 
Call Ref: 17180
Time: 20:01-20:43
Location: A2037 UPPER BEEDING
Incident: RTC - collision between car and van - 3 persons taken to hospital by ambulance - inspection only by F&RS - incident left with Police
WrLx2 Worthing, HRT Worthing

SATURDAY 12 FEBRUARY - 2011

Call Ref: 17195
Time: 06:56-07:23
Location: GROUND FLOOR REFUSE STORE OF FLATS - HAZEL ROAD, BOGNOR REGIS
Incident: Fire - fire in ground floor refuse store - extinguished - PPV fan used to ventilate - accidental - WrL Bognor
 
Call Ref: 17199
Time: 09:34-10:12
Location: A27 WESTBOUND HAMMERPOT TO POLING
Incident: RTC - collision between van and car - no persons trapped - scene made safe by F&RS - incident left with Police
WrL Arundel , WrLx2 Worthing, WrL East Preston
 
Call Ref: 17213
Time: 22:19-23:55
Location: SEMI DETACHED HOUSE - OLD SHOREHAM ROAD, LANCING
Incident: Fire - 1 ground floor conservatory at rear of house 100% damaged by fire - ground floor kitchen damaged by heat and smoke - 2nd conservatory and rear of property 25% damaged by fire, heat and smoke - 4HRS, 8BA by F&RS - 1 adult female taken to hospital by ambulance paramedics with burns and smoke inhalation - male treated by ambulance paramedics at the scene for smoke inhalation - accidental
WrLx2 Worthing, WrL Lancing, WrL Shoreham, ICU Haywards Heath

SUNDAY 13 FEBRUARY - 2011

Call Ref: 17216
Time: 02:06-03:30
Location: PLACE OF WORSHIP - WIVELSFIELD ROAD, HAYWARDS HEATH
Incident: Fire - single storey building 15mx30m used as a place of worship - fire in ground floor hall - fire out on arrival of F&RS - arson - incident under joint investigation by Police and F&RS - WrLx2 Haywards Heath, FIO
 
Call Ref: 17218
Time: 06:23-06:39
Location: STEVENAGE ROAD, BEWBUSH, CRAWLEY
Incident: RTC - 1 car overturned into ditch - no persons trapped or in attendance - search of area carried out - incident handed over to Police
WrLx2 Crawley, HRT Crawley
 
Call Ref: 17224
Time: 07:10-08:06
Location: A23 NORTHBOUND PYLONS TO PYECOMBE
Incident: RTC - 2 car collision - 1 male adult extricated by F&RS using heavy rescue equipment and taken to hospital by ambulance - scene made safe by Police and F&RS - WrL Crawley, HRT Crawley, WrL Keymer, WrLx2 Brighton [ESF&RS]

MONDAY 14 FEBRUARY - 2011

Call Ref: 17256
Time: 10:18-10:59
Location: A27 EASTBOUND BETWEEN STOCKBRIDGE & HUNSTON ROUNDABOUTS, CHICHESTER
Incident: RTC - collision between large goods lorry and car - female adult released from car by hydraulic cutting equipment and taken to hospital by ambulance - scene made safe by F&RS - WrLx2 Chichester, HRT Chichester
 
Call Ref: 17283
Time: 19:27-19:49
Location: SWAN WALK CAR PARK, LEVEL 1 - ALBION WAY, HORSHAM
Incident: Petrol Spillage - car reversed into bollard at car park exit and split fuel tank - fuel spillage stemmed by F&RS using environmental agency materials - spillage on ground absorbed using sand - WrL Horsham
 
Call Ref: 17289
Time: 21:49-22:03
Location: ISAACS LANE, HAYWARDS HEATH Incident: RTC - 1 car overturned - all persons released before arrival of F&RS and treated at the scene by ambulance paramedics - inspection only
WrLx2 Haywards Heath

TUESDAY 15 FEBRUARY - 2011

Call Ref: 17295
Time: 03:03-03:31
Location: SKATEBOARD PARK AJACENT TO PARSONS CLOSE, ANGMERING
Incident: Fire - 1 motor scooter well alight on arrival of F&RS - 1HR by F&RS - arson - WrL East Preston
 
Call Ref: 17298
Time: 07:03-07:18
Location: HOUSE - JUBILEE PARADE, ELMER ROAD, ELMER
Incident: Assistance - 2 year old child with hand trapped in door - child's fingers released from door by Firefighters using small tools
WrL Bognor
 
Call Ref: 17302
Time: 07:56-10:31
Location: WORKSHOP UNIT - DICKINSON PLACE, BOGNOR REGIS
Incident: Cylinder Fire - 1 acetylene cylinder involved in fire - cylinder submersed in water in recycling bin - area cordoned off by F&RS - cylinder inspected four times using thermal imaging camera to monitor cooling process - no hot spots or signs of heat or burning found - cylinder handed over to supplier - WrLx2 Bognor
 
Call Ref: 17310
Time: 10:13-10:41
Location: B2135, STEYNING
Incident: RTC - car on its roof in verge - female driver assisted to safety by F&RS and given 1st aid at the scene by ambulance paramedics
WrL Steyning, WrL Shoreham, HRT Worthing
 
Call Ref: 17328
Time: 17;06-19:10
Location: FARM LAND OFF A29, PULBOROUGH
Incident: Animal rescue - 28 year old shire horse down in field - horse raised to her feet by TRU officers using animal rescue equipment and manual techniques - horse left in the care of vet at the scene - TRU Officersx8, L4T Crowborough [ESF&RS], Animal Rescue Unit [ESF&RS]

WEDNESDAY 16 FEBRUARY - 2011

Call Ref: 17348
Time: 09:35-10:04
Location: 2 STOREY BLOCK OF SHELTERED FLATS - FELPHAM ROAD, FELPHAM
Incident: Fire - smoke issuing - small kitchen fire in ground floor flat out on arrival of F&RS - elderly female occupier had been escorted from the flat before arrival of F&RS - 2 BA used by F&RS - electrical supply isolated and damaged items removed - flat ventilated using PPV fan - accidental - WrLx2 Bognor
 
Call Ref: 17375
Time: 12:22-13:07
Location: SUSSEX HOUSE CAR PARK, HIGH STREET, CRAWLEY
Incident: Electrical Sub Station - report of explosion at sub station investigated by F&RS and electrical authority rep -no fire situation found - alarm caused by short circuit to power station - incident handed back to electrical authority - WrLx2 Crawley
 
Call Ref: 17377
Time: 13:10-13:34
Location: PILOT PUB, STATION ROAD, SOUTHWICK
Incident: Smoke issuing - fire in microwave oven - fire out on arrival of F&RS - oven inspected using thermal imaging camera - accidental
WrL Shoreham, WrL Hove [ESFRS]
 
Call Ref: 17378
Time: 13:41-14:47
Location: NEAR ANCHOR PUB, SELSEY ROAD, SIDLESHAM
Incident: RTC - 3 cars collided - no persons trapped - oxygen therapy given at the scene to female adult by F&RS - total of 4 casualties taken to hospital by ambulance - incident left with police - WrL Selsey
 
Call Ref: 17381
Time: 14:25-15:30
Location: HOUSE - SILVERDALE ROAD, BURGESS HILL
Incident: Fire -in ground floor kitchen believed to be caused by faulty fridge - 4BA, 2HRS used by F&RS - PPV fan used to assist with ventilation - accidental - WrL Burgess Hill, WrL Haywards Heath, WrL Hurstpierpoint
 
Call Ref: 17393
Time: 17:30-17:57
Location: WARNINGLID LANE, WARNINGLID
Incident: RTC - 1 car overturned - no persons trapped - female driver released before arrival of F&RS and taken to hospital by ambulance - scene made safe by F&RS - incident left with police - WrL Crawley
 
Call Ref: 17397
Time: 21:45-22:25
Location: HOUSE - BROOK STREET, CUCKFIELD
Incident: Chimney fire - chimney equipment used by F&RS and advice given - WrL Haywards Heath

THURSDAY 17 FEBRUARY - 2011

Call Ref: 17402
Time: 01:29-03:59
Location: CARAVAN PARK - SHRIPNEY ROAD, BOGNOR REGIS
Incident: Fire - 1 mobile home and adjoining shed containing cylinders destroyed by fire - area cordoned off for public safety - 3 propane cylinders cooled and confirmed safe by inspection using thermal imaging camera and removed - 1 fixed hose reel, 1HR used by F&RS - incident believed to be arson - WrLx2 Bognor, FIO
 
Call Ref: 17404
Time: 03:03-05:01
Location: 2 STOREY BLOCK OF FLATS - THE PARADE, PAGHAM
Incident: Fire - fire involving electrical cupboard outside ground floor flat - fire out on arrival of F&RS - inspection made using thermal imaging camera - adjacent flat with light smoke logging ventilated naturally by F&RS - power isolated to building by electricity board - Red Cross Support unit in attendance to assist with residents concerns and welfare - accidental - WrL Arundel, WrL Chichester
 
Call Ref: 17430
Time: 14:34-15:23
Location: ALLOTMENTS off PRINCE CHARLES CLOSE, SOUTHWICK
Incident: Fire - 1 shed 2x3m destroyed by fire - two 25kg LPG cylinders cooled using fixed hose reels - thermal imaging camera used to confirm that the cylinders had cooled to a safe level - 1 male taken to hospital by ambulance with burns - accidental
WrLx2 Shoreham, WrLx2 Hove [ESF&RS]
 
Call Ref: 17446
Time: 19:13-19:32
Location: 2nd FLOOR FLAT, WILMOT ROAD, SHOREHAM
Incident: Fire - fire in kitchen of flat involving cooking - fire out on arrival - inspection and advice given by F&RS - accidental
WrLx2 Shoreham
 
Call Ref: 17451
Time: 23:26-23:44
Location: ARGLE ROAD, BOGNOR REGIS
Incident: Fire - in recycling bin - 1HR by F&RS - arson - WrL Bognor

FRIDAY 18 FEBRUARY - 2011

Call Ref: 17457
Time: 05:36-52
Location: A24 NORTHBOUND CARRIAGEWAY, NORTH OF FINDON
Incident: RTC - 1 car - no persons trapped - scene made safe by F&RS - incident left with police - WrL Worthing, HRT Worthing
 
Call Ref: 17462
Time: 08:59-10:42
Location: DETACHED BUNGALOW - CHEYNE WALK, HORLEY [SFRS GND]
Incident: Fire - washing machine on fire - 10% of kitchen damaged by fire and 20% by smoke - elderly female occupier with smoke inhalation taken to hospital by ambulance - 1HR, 1Co2 extinguisher, 4BA by F&RS - PPV fan used in assist in ventilation
WrL Horley, WrL Reigate [SFRS]
 
Call Ref: 17469click to enlarge
Time: 11:34-12:29
Location: TURNERS HILL ROAD, CRAWLEY
Incident: RTC - car into embankment - 1 person extricated by F&RS using hydraulic rescue equipment and taken to hospital by ambulance - scene made safe by F&RS - WrLx2 Crawley, HRT Crawley
Photo 1
 
Call Ref: 17470
Time: 11:43-12:15
Location: HOUSE - CRANSTON ROAD, EAST GRINSTEAD
Incident: Fire - house of multiple occupancy - building evacuated - fire in tumble dryer - 2BA, 1 Co2 extinguisher by F&RS - tumble dryer moved outside of building and electrics isolated - kitchen ventilated by F&RS using PPV fan - incident left with landlord - accidental
WrL East Grinstead
 
Call Ref: 17490
Time: 19:18-20:23
Location: HOUSE - NORFOLK ROAD, HORSHAM
Incident: Chimney fire - chimney equipment used - next door roof space checked for smoke by F&RS using thermal imaging camera
WrLx2 Horsham

SATURDAY 19 FEBRUARY - 2011

Call Ref: 17515
Time: 09:51-10:18
Location: MID TERRACED HOUSE - FENNEL CRESCENT, BROADFIELD, CRAWLEY
Incident: Fire - in 1st floor bedroom - 1st floor 100% smoke logged - 2BA, 1HR, 1PPV fan used by F&RS - accidental
WrLx2 Crawley, WrL Horsham, Red Cross Support Unit
 
Call Ref: 17545
Time: 20:38-21:05
Location: 1st FLOOR FLAT, FERRY ROAD, SHOREHAM
Incident: Fire - fire in 1st floor kitchen involving cooking - fire out on arrival of F&RS - 2BA, PPV fan used for ventilation of smoke - accidental - WrL Lancing, WrL Shoreham
 
Call Ref: 17547
Time: 21:55-22:11
Location: REAR OF TESCO EXPRESS, FINISTERRE WAY, LITTLEHAMPTON
Incident: Fire - bin well alight on arrival of F&RS - 1HR - arson - WrL Littlehampton

SUNDAY 20 FEBRUARY - 2011

Call Ref: 17553
Time: 00:35-01:16
Location: DETACHED HOUSE - HOYLE LANE, HEYSHOTT
Incident: Fire - fire in ground floor bedroom- ground floor heavily smoke logged - -2BA, 1HR by F&RS - PPV fan used to assist with ventilation - accidental - WrLx2 Midhurst
 
Call Ref: 17575
Time: 13:20-13:44
Location: 1st floor FLAT - PARSONAGE ESTATE, ROGATE
Incident: Fire - fire involving kitchen oven - fire out on arrival of F&RS - inspection only - female occupier given precautionary check up by ambulance paramedics but didn't go to hospital - accidental - WrL Midhurst
 
Call Ref: 17594
Time: 18:54-19:23
Location: HOUSE - FURZEHOLME, SALVINGTON
Incident: Fire - fire in kitchen - 2BA, 1Co2 extinguisher and PPV fan used by F&RS - accidental - WrLx2 Worthing
 
Call Ref: 17596
Time: 20:30-21:36
Location: WASTE MANAGEMENT CENTRE - WILLOWBROOK ROAD, WORTHING
Incident: Fire - 1 6mx4m container of house hold waste well alight on arrival of F&RS - fire extinguished by F&RS using 2HRS, and onsite mechanical digger - container destroyed by fire - - WrLx2 Worthing

MONDAY 21 FEBRUARY - 2011


 
Time: 15:20-15:32
Location: PUBLIC TOILETS - GEORGE V AVENUE, WORTHING
Incident: Worthing Fire Brigade were called to assist in releasing a 4 year old girl trapped in public toilets, reunited with mother
WrL Worthing
 
Call Ref: 17637
Time: 19:11-19:21
Location: CRADDOCK PLACE, DURRINGTON
Incident: Fire - rubbish burning and affecting fence - fire extinguished by F&RS - WrL Worthing

TUESDAY 22 FEBRUARY - 2011

Call Ref: 17655
Time: 07:28-07:57
Location: FLAT - RAVENCROFT, STORRINGTON
Incident: Smell of smoke - in communal hallway of flats - fire involving unattended cooking - accidental - WrLx2 Storrington
 
Call Ref: 17669
Time: 11:20-11:48
Location: FARNHURST ROAD, BARNHAM
Incident: Fire - bonfire on public footpath extinguished by F&RS using 1HR - WrL Arundel
 
Call Ref: 17673
Time: 13:18-13:33
Location: WORTHING HOSPITAL, LYNDHURST ROAD, WORTHING
Incident: Fire - fire in 1st floor cafe sited in hospital - out on arrival of F&RS - inspection and advice given - accidental
WrL Worthing
 
Call Ref: 17680
Time: 15:11-15:49
Location: HOUSE - VALENTINES LEA, NORTHCHAPEL
Incident: Chimney fire - chimney equipment and thermal imaging camera used by F&RS - WrL Petworth, WrL Haslemere [SF&RS]
 
WEST SUSSEX FIREFIGHTERS LEAVE FOR NEW ZEALAND to assist with Christchurch earthquake rescue.
Time: 19:31
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Call Ref: 17693
Time: 19:37-19:54
Location: FLATS - VICTORIA ROAD, WORTHING
Incident: Flooding - to 1st floor flat from 2nd floor flat - water supply isolated by F&RS and advice given - WrL Worthing
 
Call Ref: 17695
Time: 20:27-20:59
Location: WORTH ROAD, POUND HILL
Incident: RTC - 2 cars collided - 1 female adult trapped - female adult extricated by F&RS using hydraulic rescue equipment and taken to hospital by ambulance - incident left with police - WrLx2 Crawley, HRT Crawley
 
Call Ref: 17699
Time: 22:25-22:47
Location: PORTFIELD TRADE CENTRE, BOGNOR ROAD, CHICHESTER
Incident: Fire - skip well alight on arrival of F&RS - 2BA, 1 HR used - WrL Chichester

WEDNESDAY 23 FEBRUARY - 2011

Call Ref: 17708
Time: 08:50-09:22
Location: WORKSHOP UNIT - SELSEY ROAD, HUNSTON Nr CHICHESTER
Incident: Fire - fire in pressure washer in industrial unit - 2BA, 1HR by F&RS - 10% damage by fire, 50% damaged by smoke - accidental
WrLx2 Chichester
 
Call Ref: 17714
Time: 11:03-11:18
Location: 2nd FLOOR FLAT - LEONARDS PARK, EAST GRINSTEAD
Incident: Fire - fire extinguished by occupier using buckets of water before arrival of F&RS - property ventilated by F&RS using PPV fan - accidental - WrLx2 East Grinstead
 
Call Ref: 17717
Time: 11:35-11:54
Location: KELSO CLOSE, CRAWLEY
Incident: Fire - fire in outside bin store - fire out on arrival of F&RS - 20% of electrics damaged by fire - damaged area cut away and electrics isolated by F&RS - WrL Crawley
 
Call Ref: 17721
Time: 12:19-13:35
Location: JUNCTION WITH ROUNDSTONE LANE, A259 ANGMERING
Incident: Diesel Spillage - diesel spilt by unknown vehicle along approx 1 mile of roadway - most severe areas sanded by F&RS
WrL East Preston
 
Call Ref: 17728
Time: 16:16-18:15
Location: WEST WITTERING ESTATE - POUND ROAD, WEST WITTERING
Incident: Animal Rescue - horse trapped in mud on salt marsh near the beach - vet in attendance - horse released from mud by F&RS using animal rescue equipment - TRU Officersx4
 
Call Ref: 17735
Time: 19:17-19:45
Location: STANDGROVE WOODS, REAR OF ARDINGLY COLLEGE - COLLEGE ROAD, ARDINGLY
Incident: RTC - 1 car into woodland - no persons trapped - assistance given by F&RS to ambulance paramedics to remove male adult with back injury from car and transport to ambulance - incident left with police - WrL Haywards Heath, L4T Haywards Heath

THURSDAY 24 FEBRUARY - 2011

Call Ref: 17754
Time: 10:22-10:34
Location: ROOF OF HOSPICE SHOP - THE BROADWAY, CRAWLEY
Incident: Dangerous Structure - fire extinguisher balanced on 3rd floor roof ledge - unknown how it got there - area cordoned off by F&RS and extinguisher removed from ledge by F&RS - WrL Crawley
 
Call Ref: 17762
Time: 15:10-15:22
Location: HOUSE - TODDINGTON LANE, LITTLEHAMPTON
Incident: Fire - fire in 1st floor bedroom - fire out on arrival of F&RS - inspection and removal by F&RS - accidental
WrL Littlehampton
 
Call Ref: 17767
Time: 17:16-17:47
Location: HOUSE - ELSTED ROAD, IPING
Incident: Chimney fire - chimney equipment used by F&RS - WrL Midhurst
 
Call Ref: 17768
Time: 17:50-19:59
Location: HOUSE - CHICHESTER ROAD, WEST WITTERING
Incident: Chimney fire - chimney equipment used by F&RS - WrL Chichester, L4T East Wittering
 
Call Ref: 17774
Time: 21:17-21:34
Location: STEIN ROAD, SOUTHBOURNE
Incident: Fire - post box involved in fire - 1 HR used by F&RS - arson - WrL Emsworth [HFRS], WrL Chichester
 
Call Ref: 17775
Time: 22:08-22:32
Location: ENTRANCE, TIMBERLEYS, LITTLEHAMPTON
Incident: Fire - waste bin on fire - fire extinguished by F&RS - WrL Littlehampton
 
Time: 22:30pm
WEST SUSSEX FIREFIGHTERS ARRIVE IN NEW ZEALAND ON EARTHQUAKE MISSION
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FRIDAY 25 FEBRUARY - 2011

Call Ref: 17784
Time: 09:01-09:52
Location: 1st floor flat - CLARENCE ROAD, BOGNOR REGIS
Incident: Fire - 5 storey block of flats - fire in 1st floor flat caused by unattended cooking - 2BA, 1HR by F&RS - accidental
WrL Bognor
 
Call Ref: 17802
Time: 18:36-19:41
Location: VANN ROAD, FERNHURST
Incident: RTC - 1 flat bed lorry in collision with tree and on to its side - male given oxygen therapy and stabilised by ambulance paramedics before being extricated by F&RS using hydraulic rescue equipment and electric saw - casualty taken to hospital by ambulance
WrL Haslemere [SF&RS], HRT Chichester, WrL Midhurst, WrL Liphook [SF&RS]
 
Call Ref: 17805
Time: 20:49-21:14
Location: THAKEHAM ROAD, STORRINGTON
Incident: RTC - 1 car off road - female adult given emergency 1st aid at the scene by police before arrival of F&RS assisted by ambulance paramedics on their arrival - casualty taken to hospital by ambulance - scene made safe by F&RS - WrL Storrington
 
Call Ref: 17810
Time: 23:17-23:41
Location: FLATS - HOWARD STREET, WORTHING
Incident: Flooding -water entering ground floor flat from upper flat - water leak isolated by F&RS - WrL Worthing

SATURDAY 26 FEBRUARY - 2011

Call Ref: 17812
Time: 04:28-04:52
Location: BOTTOM OF DUNCTON HILL, A285, DUNCTON
Incident: RTC - light van on its side - 1 male adult released by F&RS using ladders and small tools - man assessed at the scene by ambulance paramedics - scene made safe by F&RS - WrLx2 Petworth, HRT Chichester
 
Call Ref: 17814
Time: 07:13-11:21
Location: FARM - CHURCH LANE, BARNHAM
Incident: Fire - barn 20mx50m containing approx 6 tonnes of hay - approx 30% of hay destroyed by fire - 70% damaged by smoke - 1HR and drag rakes used by F&RS - hay turned over and damped down - farm machinery used to assist with clearance of hay - possible arson
WrL Arundel, WrL Chichester, WrLx2 Littlehampton, WrC Littlehampton, WrL East Preston, CU Bognor, L4T Chichester, L4T Bognor, WrL Worthing
 
Call Ref: 17827
Time: 12:24-13:52
Location: NEAR FELPHAM SAILING CLUB - BLAKES ROAD, FELPHAM
Incident: Animal Rescue - terrier dog trapped under shipping container on mud - dog released from under container by F&RS using hydraulic lifting equipment - TRU Officersx4, HRT Chichester
 
Call Ref: 17840
Time: 17:04-18:35
Location: FARM LAND OFF VOWELS LANE, KINGSCOTE
Incident: Animal Rescue - horse lying down in 3ft deep stream - vet in attendance - horse rescued from stream by TRU working in water using winch and strops - horse assessed by vet - TRU Officersx4, WrL Turners Hill, L4T East Grinstead
 
Call Ref: 17849
Time: 23:50-00:25
Location: WILLOWBROOK, LITTLEHAMPTON
Incident: Fire - 2 metres of fencing and recycling bin involved in fire - radiated heat damage to side of conservatory - fire out on arrival of F&RS - inspection only - accidental - WrL Littlehampton
DUE TO TECHNICAL PROBLEMS NO INFORMATION WAS COLLECTED OVER THIS PERIOD

MONDAY 28 FEBRUARY - 2011

Call Ref: 17902
Time: 12:29-12:51
Location: DETACHED HOUSE - DOWNVIEW ROAD, WORTHING
Incident: Fire - fire in tumble dryer in ground floor kitchen - 2BA, 1Co2 extinguisher - dryer removed from kitchen by F&RS - accidental
WrLx2 Worthing
 
Call Ref: 17906
Time: 13:32-14:23
Location: HOUSE - MILLFIELD ROAD, SELSEY
Incident: Fire - chimney extinguished by F&RS using chimney equipment - inspection of area made using thermal imaging camera
WrL Selsey

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