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REPORTED WEST SUSSEX INCIDENT SUMMARIES - from 1 May 2011 - 31 May 2011
 
The list below shows reported Emergency incidents for West Sussex. Not all 'call outs' are listed, only those reported.
 
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SUNDAY 1st MAY - 2011

Call Ref: 1700
Time: 00:08-01:00
Location: DRIVEWAY OF HOUSE - CARISBROOKE CLOSE, LANCING
Incident: Fire - 1 male adult taken to hospital by ambulance suffering from burns caused by using petrol to ignite a barbeque in his garden - the petrol caught fire which then ignited the 2 cars on a driveway - 1 car 100% destroyed by fire - 2nd car 50% damaged by fire - adjacent garage 5% damaged by fire - 2BA, 2HRS by F&RS - accidental - WrL Worthing, FIO
 
Call Ref: 1705
Time: 00:48-01:07
Location: BLOCK OF DOMESTIC GARAGES 20m x 4m - WALESBEECH, CRAWLEY
Incident: Fire - 1 garage in block 20% damaged by fire - 1HR by F&RS - arson - WrLx2 Crawley
 
Call Ref: 1714
Time: 04:09-04:30
Location: HOUSE - MADEHURST WAY, LITTLEHAMPTON
Incident: Fire - car severely damaged by fire - 2BA, 2HRS and 1 dry powder extinguisher by F&RS - arson - police in attendance
WrL Littlehampton
 
Call Ref: 1726
Time: 05:45-07:17
Location: BUNGALOW - POND CLOSE, LOXWOOD
Incident: Fire - 60% of kitchen damaged by fire - remainder of room damaged by heat, smoke and water from burst pipe - 5% smoke damage to lounge - electrics and water isolated by F&RS - 1HR, 2BA and thermal imaging camera used by F&RS - PPV fan used to help clear smoke - salvage undertaken - accidental - WrL Billingshurst, WrL Cranleigh (SF&RS)

MONDAY 2 MAY - 2011

Call Ref: 1764
Time: 06:40-07:41
Location: DOMESTIC BUILDING - IPING ROAD, MILLAND
Incident: Fire - single storey timber building 7x5m used as boiler room and changing area for swimming pool - 50% of internal boiler area severely damaged by fire - remainder of building damaged by heat and smoke - 4BA, 2HRs by F&RS - accidental
WrL Liphook, WrL Midhurst
 
Call Ref: 1780click to enlarge
Time: 12:20-18:03
Location: LITHERSGATE COMMON, BEDHAM ROAD, FITTLEWORTH
Incident: Fire - approx 15 acres of woodland and coppice wood involved in fire - 8HRS, 4 water packs used by F&RS - additional water ferried to scene by use of 2 water carriers - accidental - WrLx2 Petworth, L4T Petworth, WrC Littlehampton, WrL Littlehampton, WrL Midhurst, WrL Arundel, CU Bognor, WrL Storrington, L4T Midhurst, WrL Worthing
PHOTO
 
Call Ref: 1787
Time: 15:29-16:33
Location: OFF ROSAMUND ROAD, FURNACE GREEN
Incident: Fire - undergrowth fire involving area 50mx50m - 1HR, and beaters used by F&RS - accidental - WrL x2 Crawley, L4T Horsham
 
Call Ref: 1788
Time: 15:32-15:59
Location: REAR GARDEN - DAVIS CLOSE, BROADFIELD, CRAWLEY
Incident: Fire - shed, fence and 5 metres of hedgerow destroyed by fire - 1HR by F&RS - 1 male adult given oxygen by F&RS for what is believed to be minor smoke inhalation before being handed into the care of ambulance paramedics - WrLx2 Crawley

TUESDAY 3 MAY - 2011

Call Ref: 1844
Time: 14:18-14:27
Location: BANK - THE BROADWAY, CRAWLEY
Incident: Fire - bin fire caused by discarded smoking materials - extinguished by F&RS - accidental - WrL Crawley
 
Call Ref: 1845
Time: 14:23-16:06
Location: HESWORTH COMMON OFF A283, FITTLEWORTH
Incident: Fire - approx 100 sq metres of undergrowth alight - fire extinguished by F&RS using backpack sprayers, beaters and 1HR - possible arson - WrL Petworth, L4T Petworth
 
Call Ref: 1853
Time: 16:24-17:06
Location: GARDENS OF PROPERTY FOREST ROAD, COLGATE
Incident: Fire - spread from bonfire and affecting undergrowth and shrubbery in gardens - 1HR by F&RS - WrL Horsham
 
Call Ref: 1861
Time: 18:40-19:05
Location: ROYAL MAIL SORTING OFFICE - JAMES WATT WAY, CRAWLEY
Incident: Fire - small fire in forklift truck in building - 1Co2 extinguisher used by F&RS - accidental
WrL Crawley, WrL Horley
 
Call Ref: 1869
Time: 20:05-21:23
Location: TILGATE FOREST, TILGATE
Incident: Fire - number of small fires in wooded area extinguished by F&RS using backpack sprayers and water from L4T - fire believed to have been caused by children - WrL Crawley, L4T Crawley
 
Call Ref: 1879
Time: 22:01-23:24
Location: RAILWAY EMBANKMENT OPPOSITE BROOKSIDE AVENUE, RUSTINGTON
Incident: Fire - 20mx30m of railway embankment and trees on fire - fire crews worked with and under guidance of network rail representative - fire didnt affect the running of trains - 1 triple extension ladder, 2HRS used by F&RS - water supplemented by water shuttle - thermal imaging camera used to check for hot areas - possible arson - WrL East Preston, WrL Littlehampton

WEDNESDAY 4 MAY - 2011

Call Ref: 1885
Time: 07:14-07:15
Location: LANCING MANOR ROUNDABOUT A27, LANCING
Incident: RTC - collision between car and articulated goods vehicle - no persons trapped - ambulance requested for 1 elderly male suffering signs of shock - 1st aid and oxygen given by F&RS before arrival of ambulance - scene made safe by F&RS - incident left with police
WrL Worthing
 
Call Ref: 1887
Time: 08:10-08:25
Location: WOODLANDS PARK SPORTS FIELD - STATION ROAD, ANGMERING
Incident: Fire - tree and undergrowth on fire - 1HR by F&RS - possible arson - WrL East Preston
 
Call Ref: 1898
Time: 09:35-09:52
Location: OFF CLAY LANE, FISHBOURNE
Incident: Fire - bonfire spreading to woodpile - 1HR used by F&RS - WrL Chichester
 
Call Ref: 1899
Time: 10:01-10:30
Location: BEACH OFF MARINE PARADE, WORTHING Incident Fire - beach groyne smouldering - fire extinguished by F&RS - accidental - WrL Worthing
 
Call Ref: 1905
Time: 13:10-13:40
Location: MONKS HILL, WESTBOURNE
Incident: Fire - large bonfire out of control - bonfire damped down using 1HR and dismantled by F&RS - WrL Emsworth [HF&RS]
 
Call Ref: 1919
Time: 15:07-15:34
Location: HOUSE -STEPHENSON WAY, THREE BRIDGES, CRAWLEY
Incident: Fire - fire in phase 3 electrical meter outside house - Co2 extinguisher used by F&RS - accidental - WrL Crawley
 
Call Ref: 1923
Time: 15:43-15:55
Location: LADYDELL ROAD, WORTHING
Incident: Fire - area of undergrowth on fire - 1HR by F&RS - arson - WrL Worthing
 
Call Ref: 1932
Time: 17:07-18:20
Location: NORTH OF ARUN BRIDGE - OFF A259, LITTLEHAMPTON
Incident: Fire - large bonfire affecting surrounding bushes and hedges - 1HR, 2 beaters and 2 pitchforks used by F&RS - damaged area turned over and damped down - WrL Littlehampton, L4T Chichester
 
Call Ref: 1935
Time: 17:40-18:49
Location: A29 BURY HILL, BURY
Incident: FATAL RTC - collision between 3 cars - 2 persons trapped in separate cars - 1 male adult in 1 car released by F&RS using hydraulic rescue equipment and taken to hospital by ambulance - male adult in 2nd car sadly confirmed as deceased - incident left with police for crash investigation - WrL Arundel, WrL Chichester, HRT Chichester
POLICE REPORT & APPEAL
 
Call Ref: 1965
Time: 22:24-22:46
Location: DOMESTIC GARAGE IN COMPOUND - TOWN BARN ROAD, CRAWLEY
Incident: Fire - end of terrace garage well alight on arrival of F&RS - 2BA, 2HR by F&RS - damaged area damped down and turned over - possible arson - WrLx2 Crawley
 
Call Ref: 1966
Time: 22:36-23:00:
Location: KING GEORGE ROAD, SHOREHAM
Incident: Fire - bonfire spread to large conifer trees and fencing - 12 trees and 15m of fencing damaged by fire - 2HRS used by F&RS - WrLx2 Shoreham

THURSDAY 5 MAY - 2011

Call Ref: 1981
Time: 01:50-02:45
Location: DOMESTIC GARAGE COMPOUND MANNING ROAD, WICK, LITTLEHAMPTON
Incident: Fire - single storey terrace of 8 garages - 2 garages and contents severely damaged by fire - 1 fold away trailer tent, 5m of hedgerow and fencing severely damaged by fire - 4BA, 3HRS and thermal imaging camera used by F&RS - police in attendance - possible arson - WrLx2 Littlehampton
 
Call Ref: 2024
Time: 13:25-13:50
Location: PRIORS LEASE LANE, SOUTHBOURNE
Incident: Fire - out of control bonfire - fire and heat damage to 10mx10m of hedge, grass and outdoor water tank - 2HRS by F&RS - accidental - WrL Chichester
 
Call Ref: 2034
Time: 17:30-17:40
Location: HOUSE - GORDON ROAD, SHOREHAM
Incident: Fire - fire involving cooking on hob - fire out on arrival of F&RS - house smoke logged and ventilated by F&RS - accidental
WrL Shoreham
 
Call Ref: 2042
Time: 19:41-19:51
Location: KINGLEY ROAD, BEWBUSH, CRAWLEY
Incident: Fire - refuse well alight on arrival of F&RS - 1HR used - arson - WrL Crawley

FRIDAY 6 MAY - 2011

Call Ref: 2072
Time: 16:56-17:23
Location: MONTAGUE STREET, WORTHING
Incident: Fire - smoke issuing - fire in underground telephone ducting extinguished by F&RS - fire believed to have been caused by discarded cigarette - WrL Worthing
 
Call Ref: 2077
Time: 19:28-19:38
Location: HOUSE- LITTLEHAMPTON ROAD, WORTHING
Incident: Fire - in kitchen - fire out on arrival of F&RS - PPV fan used to clear smoke - accidental - WrLx2 Worthing
 
Call Ref: 2079
Time: 19:55-20:03
Location: ROUNDABOUT, HOLMBUSH WAY, MIDHURST
Incident: Fire - area of undergrowth on fire - 1HR by F&RS - fire believed to have been caused by disgarded smoking materials
WrL Midhurst
 
Call Ref: 2092
Time: 23:27-00:00
Location: WEST BEACH SAND DUNES, LITTLEHAMPTON
Incident: Fire - approx 100m x20m of sand dunes on fire - beaters and thermal imaging camera used by F&RS - possible arson
WrL Littlehampton

SATURDAY 7 MAY - 2011

Call Ref: 2115
Time: 10:17-10:47
Location: HOUSE - BRAMLEY WAY, ANGMERING
Incident: Fire - dishwater in kitchen on fire - 2BA, 1HR used by F&RS - PPV fan used to clear smoke - male occupier given 1st aid at the scene by F&RS and ambulance paramedics for smoke inhalation and a minor burn - accidental - WrL East Preston, WrL Worthing
 
Call Ref: 2118
Time: 11:33-11:56
Location: CLARENCE ROAD, HORSHAM
Incident: RTC - collision between 3 cars - 1 person trapped - adult released by F&RS and taken to hospital by ambulance - scene made safe by F&RS - WrLx2 Horsham
 
Call Ref: 2123
Time: 13:30-14:31
Location: A283 - HALF WAY BETWEEN WISTON AND STEYNING
Incident: FATAL RTC - van in collision with tree - male adult deceased - scene made safe by F&RS and incident handed over to Sussex Police - WrLx2 Steyning, HRT Worthing, WrL Worthing
POLICE NEWS
 
Call Ref: 2126
Time: 14:12-14:29
Location: HOUSE - CROSSWAYS THREE BRIDGES CRAWLEY
Incident: Fire - fire involving pan of oil in kitchen - 2BA, 1Co2 extinguisher and PPV fan used by F&RS - accidental - WrLx2 Crawley
 
Call Ref: 2149
Time: 21:28-21:47
Location: VILLAGE GREEN - ARUNSIDE, HORSHAM
Incident: Bonfire - near to fences extinguished by F&RS using 1HR - WrL Horsham
 
Call Ref: 2152
Time: 23:34-23:53
Location: SOMPTING ROAD LANCING
Incident: Fire - 3 wheelie bins in car park involved in fire - 1HR by F&RS - arson - WrL Lancing

SUNDAY 8 MAY - 2011

Call Ref: 2173
Time: 13:24-14:20
Location: HOUSE - EAST STREET, BILLINGSHURST
Incident: Fire - in electrical fuse cupboard - 20% of cupboard damaged by heat and smoke - fire out on arrival of F&RS - inspection only - WrL Billingshurst, WrL Horsham
 
Call Ref: 2178
Time: 19:08-20:41
Location: OFF ROCKY LANE, HAYWARDS HEATH
Incident: Bonfire - unattended bonfire in heathland extinguished by F&RS using 1HR - WrL Haywards Heath, L4T Haywards Heath
 
Call Ref: 2184 - 2186
Time: 19:31-19:57
Location: WOODS OFF ROCKY ROAD, HAYWARDS HEATH
Incident: Fire - 3 sites of rubbish on fire in woods - 1HR used by F&RS on each fire - arson - WrL Haywards Heath, L4T Haywards Heath
 
Call Ref: 2192
Time: 21:57-22:30
Location: MALTRAVERS STREET, ARUNDEL
Incident: RTC - car in collision with wall - 1 female adult released before arrival of F&RS - male driver extricated by F&RS using hydraulic rescue equipment - both persons taken to hospital by ambulance - flint wall acro propped by F&RS and area cordoned off - incident left with police and structural engineer - WrL Arundel, WrL Chichester. HRT Chichester
POLICE NEWS

MONDAY 9 MAY - 2011

Call Ref: 2225
Time: 19:15 - 19:29
Location: DOMESTIC GARDEN - KING EDWARD AVENUE, WORTHING
Incident: Fire - unattended bonfire in rear domestic garden - 1HR by F&RS - WrL Worthing
 
Call Ref: 2232
Time: 21:35-21:46
Location: WEMBLEY AVENUE, LANCING
Incident: Fire - skip well alight on arrival of F&RS - 1HR - probable arson - WrL Lancing
 
Call Ref: 2236
Time: 22:30-00:03
Location: BALL TREE PUB - WESTERN ROAD, SOMPTING
Incident: Fire - smoke issuing - 2 storey derelict pub 10x20m - ground floor well alight on arrival of F&RS - 50% of ground floor severely damaged by fire - remainder of property severely damaged by heat and smoke - 10BA, 4HRS and PPV fan used by F&RS - damaged areas damped down and cut away - accidental - WrLx3 Worthing, WrL Lancing, CU Bognor, FIO

TUESDAY 10 MAY - 2011

Call Ref: 2262
Time: 13:06-13:45
Location: A23 NORTHBOUND - HICKSTEAD TO BOLNEY
Incident: Fire - 1 private minibus destroyed by fire - 2BA, 2HRS and 25 litres of foam sprayed using HR with fog nozzle used by F&RS - spillage of diesel from van made safe - accidental - WrLx2 Burgess Hill, WrL Haywards Heath

WEDNESDAY 11 MAY - 2011

Call Ref: 2342
Time: 18:35-18:46
Location: HOUSE - FAIRWAY, MIDHURST
Incident: Fire - alarm sounding - fire in kitchen out on arrival of F&RS - inspection only - WrL Midhurst
 
Call Ref: 2349
Time: 19:54-20:06
Location: WEALD HOUSE, LOWER CHURCH STREET, BURGESS HILL
Incident: Fire - fire in post box - 1Co2 extinguisher used by F&RS - arson - WrL burgess Hill

THURSDAY 12 MAY - 2011

Call Ref: 2355
Time: 00:31-00:56
Location: WINDSOR ROAD, WORTHING
Incident: Fire - fire in boot of car - 1HR used by F&RS - arson - incident left with police - WrL Worthing
 
Call Ref: 2358
Time: 03:37-04:07
Location: BOXGROVE SHOPS, THE STRAND, GORING
Incident: Fire - 2 cars, hedge and grassland on fire - 2BA, 2HRs - 2BA, 2HRs used by F&RS - arson - WrL Worthing
 
Call Ref: 2368
Time:05:18-05:47
Location:THE BROADWAY, CRAWLEY
Incident: Fire - skip involved in fire - 1HR by F&RS - WrL Crawley
 
Call Ref: 2372
Time: 07:56-08:19
Location: QUEEN VICTORIA HOSPITAL, HOLTYE ROAD, EAST GRINSTEAD
Incident: Smell of burning - premises searched by F&RS - fire in electrical light fitting out on arrival of F&RS - light fitting isolated - accidental - WrLx2 East Grinstead
 
Call Ref: 2380
Time: 09:20-09:55
Location: FARM LAND OFF HENFIELD ROAD, PARTRIDGE GREEN
Incident: Fire - in engine compartment of crop spreader - 1HR by F&RS - accidental - WrL Partridge Green, L4T Horsham
 
Call Ref: 2395
Time: 16:04-16:26
Location: A259 CHICHESTER ROAD, BOGNOR REGIS
Incident: RTC - collision between 2 cars - no persons trapped - 2 female adults, 1 female child and 1 male child with minor injuries taken to hospital by ambulance - scene made safe by F&RS - incident left with police - WrLx2 Bognor
 
Call Ref: 2408
Time: 20:23-11:30
Location: POND NEAR HOUSE - OFF HILLYBARN ROAD, IFIELDWOOD
Incident: Animal rescue - horse trapped in muddy pond - vet and owner in attendance - horse removed from pond by FFs and TRU officers using animal rescue equipment and helped to feet by vet and fire crews, led to stable and left in care of vet and owner
WrL Crawley, TRU Officers x4

FRIDAY 13 MAY - 2011

Call Ref: 2416
Time: 00:31-00:48
Location: DORKING ROAD, KINGSFOLD
Incident: RTC - 1 car - driver taken to hospital by ambulance - scene made safe by F&RS - incident left with police - WrL Horsham
 
Call Ref: 2467
Time: 20:33-20:53
Location: NATURE RESERVE OFF APPLEDORE GARDENS LINDFIELD
Incident: Fire - small fire in woodland - 1HR by F&RS - arson - WrL Haywards Heath, L4T Haywards Heath

SATURDAY 14 MAY - 2011

Call Ref: 2470
Time: 04:41-05:20
Location: CAR PARK - WESTERN ROAD, LITTLEHAMPTON
Incident: Fire - 1 car and 1 light commercial van severely damaged by fire - 2BA, 2HRs, 2 dry powder extinguishers, 1 fogging HR and thermal imaging camera used by F&RS - arson - WrLx2 Littlehampton
 
Call Ref: 2482
Time: 07:26-07:21
Location: WORTHING TOWN HALL, CHAPEL ROAD, WORTHING
Incident: Fire - strong smell of burning - slight smoke logging to 2nd floor - investigation by F&RS using thermal imaging camera - small fire in mayors office - removal of damaged items - accidental - WrLx2 Worthing
 
Call Ref: 2496
Time: 10:51-11:26
Location: A27 WESTBOUND, CHICHESTER
Incident: RTC - motorcycle and 1 light van - female motorcyclist treated at the scene by ambulance paramedics - small spillage of oil made safe by F&RS - incident left with police - WrL Chichester
 
Call Ref: 2503
Time: 12:26-12:53
Location: FIELD NEAR CHALCROFT NURSERY GARDEN CENTRE - NORTH BERSTED, BOGNOR
Incident: Fire - 20 square metres of used roofing thatch alight in field - area damped down by F&RS using 2HRS - accidental - WrL Bognor
 
Call Ref: 2508
Time: 14:02-14:44
Location: FLATS WHITEROCK PLACE, SOUTHWICK
Incident: Flooding - coming through ceiling of flat from upper flat and affecting electrics - electrics isolated by F&RS using small tools - WrL Shoreham
 
Call Ref: 2517
Time: 18:36-19:07
Location: GRAFFHAM COMMON, GRAFFHAM
Incident: Fire - unattended campfire in middle of common - `HR by F&RS - WrL Petworth, L4T Petworth

SUNDAY 15 MAY - 2011

Call Ref: 2524
Time: 01:05-01:20
Location: DOMESTIC GARDEN - WHITE ACRE, LITTLEHAMPTON
Incident: Fire- small fire in front garden - fire out on arrival of F&RS - inspection only - police in attendance - arson - WrL Littlehampton, FIO
 
Call Ref: 2525
Time: 01:14-01:40
Location: ALLEYWAY OFF SOMPING ROAD, LANCING
Incident: Fire - 1 tree and rear of garden fence involved in fire - 1HR by F&RS - arson - WrL Lancing
 
Call Ref: 2528
Time: 01:50-02:21
Location: CAR PARK - HIGHDOWN COURT, FORESTFIELD, CRAWLEY
Incident: Fire - 1 commercial van 20% damaged by fire and 100% damaged by smoke - 1HR, 2BA by F&RS - arson - police in attendance - WrL Crawley
 
Call Ref: 2529
Time: 03:55-07:34
Location: TILGATE GOLF CENTRE, TILGATE
Incident: Fire - 2 storey building 20mx 30m used as golf clubhouse 100% damaged by fire - 2 fixed HRs used by F&RS - 1 cylinder protected using additional fixed HR - adjoining golf shop and additional outbuilding protected by F&RS using 1HR - fire under investigation by Police and F&RS but believed to be arson - WrLx3 Crawley, WrLx2 Horsham, WrL Hurstpierpoint, ICU Haywards Heath, WRC Burgess Hill, WrL Horley, WrL Turners Hill
 
Call Ref: 2567
Time: 20;39-21:18
Location: 3rd FLOOR FLAT - OAK ROAD, SOUTHGATE, CRAWLEY
Incident: Fire - fire in kitchen of flat - 1HR, 2BA and PPV fan used by F&RS - accidental - WrLx3 Crawley, Red Cross Support Unit
 
Call Ref: 2573
Time: 20:57-22:21
Location: WOODS NORTH OF A27 CHURCH LANE, SOMPTING
Incident: Fire - approx 30 square metres of loose laid chppings in woods well alight on arrival of F&RS - 3HRS and 1 foam HR used by F&RS - WrLx3 Worthing
 
Call Ref: 2576
Time: 22:43-23;02
Location: HOUSE - HAMPSHIRE AVENUE, BOGNOR
Incident: Fire - skip fire extinguished by F&RS - arson - WrL Bognor

MONDAY 16 MAY - 2011

Call Ref: 2579
Time: 02:00-02:47
Location: THREE BRIDGES RAILWAY STATION, HASLETT AVENUE, THREE BRIDGES
Incident: Fire - delelict single storey building 2mx3m severely damaged by fire - 2BA, 2HRS by F&RS - adjacent building slightly damaged by radiated heat - arson - WrLx2 Crawley
 
Call Ref: 2622
Time: 20:31-20:50
Location: RIVERSIDE CARAVAN CENTRE, SHRIPNEY ROAD, BOGNOR
Incident: Smoke issuing - fire in domestic heating boiler in mobile home - fire out on arrival of F&RS - inspection only - accidental
WrLx2 Bognor

TUESDAY 17 MAY - 2011

Call Ref: 2668
Time: 19:52-20:05
Location: PUBLIC TOILET BLOCK - AVISFORD PARK, NYETIMBER LANE, ROSE GREEN, BOGNOR
Incident: Fire - fire in public toilets - 1HR by F&RS - arson - WrL Bognor
 
Call Ref: 2670
Time: 21:26-21:46
Location: NAVARINO ROAD, WORTHING
Incident: Fire - engine compartment of car severely damaged by fire - 2nd car slightly damaged by fire and heat - 2BA, 2HRS by F&RS - accidental - WrL Worthing
 
Call Ref: 2676
Time: 22:00-22:14
Location: RICHMOND ROAD, WORTHING
Incident: Fire - wheelie bin smouldering - 1HR by F&RS - fire caused by discarded smoking materials - WrL Worthing
 
Call Ref: 2677
Time: 22:54-23:04
Location: DETACHED HOUSE - FARLINGTON AVENUE, HAYWARDS HEATH
Incident: Fire - fire in kitchen - out on arrival of F&RS - damaged items removed to open air - accidental - WrLx2 Haywards Heath

WEDNESDAY 18 MAY - 2011

Call Ref: 2679
Time: 01:19-02:43
Location: FLATS - ST VALARIE ROAD, WORTHING
Incident: Flooding water leak in flat affecting the whole of flat below - water leak isolated by F&RS - water removed from upper flat by F&RS using 2 pumps and salvage undertaken to both flats - WrL Worthing, WrL Lancing
 
Call Ref: 2681
Time: 01:42-02:53
Location: BURGER RESTAURANT - SOUTH STREET, TARRING
Incident: Fire - single storey brick built building 7mx7m and large pile of refuse severely damaged by fire - heat damage to adjacent buildings - 6BA, 3HRS - damaged area damped down and turned over - possible arson - WrL Worthing, WrL Lancing
 
Call Ref: 2690
Time: 09:09-09:25
Location: ST PANCRAS, CHICHESTER
Incident: RTC - 3 cars - no persons trapped - scene made safe by F&RS - incident left with police - WrL Chichester
 
Call Ref: 2703
Time: 13:32-13:55
Location: ON RAILWAY BRIDGE, GRINSTEAD LANE, LANCING
Incident: RTC - car in collision with parked car - no persons trapped - scene made safe by F&RS using small tools - small spillage of fuel absorbed by F&RS using a spill kit - incident left with police - WrL Shoreham
 
Call Ref: 2710
Time: 18:18-19:29
Location: B2070 HILL BROW
Incident: RTC - 1 car overturned - 3 female adults trapped - car stabilised by F&RS and all persons extricated by F&RS using hydraulic rescue equipment and working under the guidance of ambulance paramedics and doctor - total of 4 female adults taken to hospital by ambulance - WrLx2 Midhurst, HRT Chichester
 
Call Ref: 2714
Time: 18:37-19:00
Location: A24 FINDON
Incident: RTC - 1 car off road and overturned - no persons trapped - female driver checked over by ambulance paramedics at the scene - car and road made safe by F&RS - WrL Worthing
 
Call Ref: 2716
Time: 19:03-19:42
Location: GARDEN - MARLBOROUGH DRIVE, BURGESS HILL
Incident: Fire - large bonfire affecting surrounding trees and hedges - 1HR used by F&RS - WrL Burgess Hill
 
Call Ref: 2719
Time: 19:44-19:58
Location: 1ST FLOOR FLAT - STEYNING CRESCENT, STORRINGTON
Incident: Fire - fire in kitchen of 1st floor flat - out on arrival of F&RS - inspection only - female occupier taken to hospital by ambulance for treatment to burns - WrLx2 Storrington
 
Call Ref: 2720
Time: 20:21-20:54
Location: BIN STORE, FLATS, MILTON MOUNT, POUND HILL
Incident: Fire - smoke issuing from ground floor bin store - sprinkler system operating - flats not affected by smoke - 4BA, 2HRS by F&RS - incident believed to be arson - WrLx3 Crawley, WrL Horley, ALP Horsham, CU Haywards Heath
 
Call Ref: 2723
Time: 21:31-21:47
Location: VICTORIA PARK, WORTHING
Incident: Fire - bin in park extinguished by F&RS - WrL Worthing
 
Call Ref: 2726
Time: 22:41-00:04
Location: MILTON MOUNT FLATS - MILTON MOUNT, POUND HILL
Incident: Fire - 8 storey block of flats - fire in ground floor flat - all persons accounted for -additional fire engines making a total of 6 were ordered to attend the flats to assist in evacuation of approx 50 residents - the Red Cross Support units were also mobilised to the scene to assist the evacuated residents - 4BA, 4HRs by F&RS - flat 25% damaged by fire and 25% damaged by heat and smoke - areas above the affected flat ventilated - fire fighters checked each floor of the block to ensure area was clear of smoke and reassured residents whose flats hadn't been affected before allowing residents to return to their flats - arson
WrLx3 Crawley, WrL Horley, ALP Horsham, CU Haywards Heath, WrL Horsham, WrL Turners Hill, FIO, Red Cross Support Unitx2
 
Man arrested Police News
 

THURSDAY 19 MAY - 2011

Call Ref: 2734
Time: 00:08-01:02
Location: TURNERS HILL ROAD, CRAWLEY DOWN
Incident: RTC - landrover off road and in collision with a tree - female driver released by F&RS using hydraulic rescue equipment and taken to hospital by ambulance - scene made safe by F&RS - incident left with police
WrL Turners Hill, WrL Hurstpierpoint, HRT Crawley, WrL Crawley
 
Call Ref: 2744
Time: 09:24-09:43
Location: GROUND FLOOR FLAT, LANSDOWNE ROAD, WORTHING
Incident: Fire - fire involving cooking - fire out on arrival of F&RS - inspection only - accidental - WrLx2 Worthing
 
Call Ref: 2756
Time: 11:45-12:14
Location: LAYBY ON A23, NORTHBOUND SLAUGHAM TO HANDCROSS
Incident: Fire - caravan destroyed by fire - 2BA, 2HRS by F&RS - accidental - WrLx2 Crawley
 
Call Ref: 2781
Time: 17:05-17:22
Location: MACKLEYS INDUSTRIAL ESTATE, HENFIELD ROAD, SMALL DOLE
Incident: Fire - wheelie bin on fire outside business unit - 1HR by F&RS - WrL Shoreham
 
Call Ref: 2788
Time: 18:33-18:54
Location: PAGHAM ROAD, NYETIMBER, BOGNOR
Incident: RTC - 2 cars - 1 person assisted from both cars by F&RS and ambulance paramedics - both persons taken to hospital by ambulance
WrLx2 Bognor, HRT Chichester
 
Call Ref: 2789
Time: 18:34-19:06
Location: 1st FLOOR FLAT, VICTORIA ROAD, WORTHING
Incident: Flooding - from washing machine affecting flat - water isolated by F&RS and washing machine removed - WrL Worthing
 
Call Ref: 2795
Time: 19:00-19:47
Location: WOODLAND OFF HONEYSUCKLE LANE, SALVINGTON
Incident: Fire - 5mx2m of woodland smouldering - fire extinguished by F&RS using water spraying backpacks - WrL Worthing, L4T Storrington
 
Call Ref: 2798
Time: 19:51-20:19
Location: STEVENAGE ROAD, CRAWLEY
Incident: RTC - 2 cars - no persons trapped - 1 female adult and 1 child taken to hospital by ambulance - scene made safe by F&RS
WrL Crawley

FRIDAY 20 MAY - 2011

Call Ref: 2808
Time: 01:47-02:54
Location: CAR PARK - LUCAS CLOSE, MAIDENBOWER, CRAWLEY
Incident: Fire - 2 cars 50% damaged by fire - 1 further car 10% damaged by radiated heat - 2BA, 3HRS and 1 dry powder extinguisher used by F&RS - incident handed over to police - WrLx2 Crawley
 
Call Ref: 2817
Time: 05:45-06:11
Location: CRICKET PITCH - LEYLANDS ROAD, BURGESS HILL
Incident: Fire - undergrowth fire - 1HR by F&RS - accidental - WrL Burgess Hill
 
Call Ref: 2831
Time: 13:54-14:19
Location: COLONSAY ROAD, BROADFIELD, CRAWLEY
Incident: Fire - hedgerow, large quantity of building materials and car involved in fire - car severely damaged by fire - smoke logging to house - 1 female adult led to safety by FFs - 3HRs and PPV fan used by F&RS - accidental - WrLx2 Crawley
 
Call Ref: 2841 click to enlarge
Time: 14:00-17:01
Location: SHIP YARD off ROPE WALK, LITTLEHAMPTON
Incident: Fire - single storey ship builders work shop 40mx20m destroyed by fire - adjacent diesel tanks and propane cylinders destroyed by fire - 3 fixed hose reels, 3 further HRS, 1 ALP used as a water tower used by F&RS - WRC used to provide additional wate , 1 portable dam and 1 portable pump used - following the fire salvage was carried out from the building before the building was demolished by contractor using heavy plant machinery - fire crews continued to turn over and damped down - accidental - WrLx2 Littlehampton, WrL Arundel, WrL East Preston, WrC Littlehampton , CU Bognor, WrLx2 Worthing, ALP Worthing, WrL Burgess Hill, OSU Bognor
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Call Ref: 2869
Time: 14:55-15:26
Location: TRINITY WAY, LITTLEHAMPTON
Incident: Fire - fence and rear of property damaged by fire - 2HRS by F&RS - accidental - WrL Chichester
 
Call Ref: 2874
Time: 17:04-18:03
Location: SUTTON NEAR PETWORTH
Incident: Fire - single storey L shaped general storage building destroyed by fire - 2HRs, damping down and turning over of affected area by F&RS - accidental - WrL Petworth, WrL Chichester, WrL Storrington
 
Call Ref: 2876
Time: 17:12-17:53
Location: JACKSON ROAD, BROADFIELD, CRAWLEY
Incident: Fire - trees and undergrowth well alight on arrival of F&RS - 1 water sprayer backpack and 1HR by F&RS - possible arson - WrLx2 Crawley, L4T Crawley
 
Call Ref: 2886
Time: 21:37-21:57
Location: BY ALLOTMENTS - DOMINION ROAD, WORTHING
Incident: Fire - skip on fire - 1HR by F&RS - arson - WrL Worthing

SATURDAY 21 MAY - 2011

Call Ref: 2897
Time: 02:38-02:56
Location: FLAT COMPLEX - OFFINGTON LANE, WORTHING
Incident: Fire - involving domestic garden furniture - 1HR used by F&RS - arson - WrL Worthing
 
Call Ref: 2901
Time: 04:20-05:00
Location: SALES GARAGE FORECOURT - ALBERT DRIVE, BURGESS HILL
Incident: Fire - 2 cars severely damaged by fire - 2BA, 2HRS by F&RS - possible arson - police in attendance - WrLx2 Burgess Hill
 
Call Ref: 2910
Time: 06:50-07:15
Location: NAGS HEAD PUB AND HOTEL - ST PANCRAS, CHICHESTER
Incident: Fire - in kitchen light fitting - 1Co2 extinguisher, 1HR, 2BA and PPV fan used by F&RS - accidental - WrLx2 Chichester
 
Call Ref: 2932
Time: 18:03-18:22
Location: CHURCHWOOD DRIVE, TANGMERE
Incident: Fire - fire in postbox - 1HR - arson - WrL Chichester
 
Call Ref: 2935
Time: 18:33-19:24
Location: REAR GARDEN OF HOUSE - DITCHLING ROAD, CLAYTON
Incident: Bonfire - approx 5mx5m out of control - 1HR and drag rakes used by F&RS to break up bonfire - area damped down and turned over - WrL Burgess Hill
 
Call Ref: 2936 click to enlarge
Time: 19:14-21:17
Location: DETACHED HOUSE - UPPER SHOREHAM ROAD, SHOREHAM
Incident: Fire - severe fire in rear bedroom - bedroom 100% damaged by fire - damaged areas in loft space damped down using 1HR and cut away - remainder of building 50% damaged by smoke - 5HRS, 8BA used by F&RS - accidental - WrL Shoreham, WrL Hove [ESF&RS], WrL Worthing, WrL Lancing, CU Bognor, Red Cross Support Unit, FIO
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SUNDAY 22 MAY - 2011

Call Ref: 2955
Time: 04:39-05:03
Location: THE STREET, RUSTINGTON
Incident: Fire - area of undergrowth involved in fire - 1HR by F&RS - electrical cables affected by fire and heat - fire believed to have been caused by discarded smoking materials - incident handed over to electricity board - WrL East Preston
 
Call Ref: 2958
Time: 09:55-10:19
Location: REAR GARDEN - BUSTICLE LANE, SOMPTING
Incident: Bonfire - out of control bonfire spread to fence and compost bin - 1HR by F&RS - accidental - WrL Worthing
 
Call Ref: 2963
Time: 13:33-13:51
Location: A27 CHICHESTER, WESTBOUND
Incident: RTC - van in collision with central reservation - no persons trapped - inspection only by F&RS - road closed westbound temporarily by police - WrL Chichester
 
Call Ref: 2977
Time: 22:24-23:32
Location: B22178 FUNTINGTON, Near CHICHESTER
Incident: RTC - collision between 3 cars - 2 of the cars on fire - 2BA, 1HR by F&RS - 7 persons taken to hospital by ambulance
WrL Chichester
POLICE REPORT
 
Call Ref: 2981
Time: 23:29-00:19
Location: RICARDO UK LTD - OLD SHOREHAM ROAD, SHOREHAM
Incident: Fire - single storey engine test laboratory 17mx23m - fire in fuel handling room - 5% damaged by fire - 25% of building smoke logged - 2BA, 2 CO2 extinguisher and 1HR used by F&RS - damaged areas damped down and cut away - building ventilated naturally - accidental - WrL Worthing

MONDAY 23 MAY - 2011

Call Ref: 2985
Time: 00:15-00:40
Location: REAR OF HOUSE - PLANTAIN CRESCENT, BROADFIELD, CRAWLEY
Incident: Fire - golf buggy involved in fire - 1HR, 2HRS by F&RS - possible arson - WrL Crawley, L4T Crawley
 
Call Ref: 2999
Time: 11:20-12:11
Location: WEST POINT, SPRINGFIELD PARK, HORSHAM
Incident: Dangerous structure - cladding loose on 3rd floor balcony - risk of falling into road - area cordoned off and overhanging cladding removed by WSFRS using aerial ladder platform - incident left with occupier - WrL Horsham, ALP Worthing
 
Call Ref: 3004
Time: 12:11-15:28
Location: CHAILEY COMMON, A272 NORTH CHAILEY
Incident: Fire - half acre of gorse alight - extinguished using beaters, hose reels and flex pack - L4T Haywards Heath, WrL Barcombe [ESFRS]
 
Call Ref: 3007
Time: 12:41-12:50
Location: HOUSE, HILLSIDE RD, SOMPTING
Incident: Fire - fire in microwave in ground floor kitchen - out on arrival - inspection only by WSFRS - accidental ignition
WrLx2 Worthing
 
Call Ref: 3012
Time: 13:40-14:06
Location: VIRIDOR WASTE MANAGEMENT, METCALF WAY, CRAWLEY
Incident: Fire - rubbish on fire in metal store - out on arrival - area damped down and turned over - WrL Crawley, WrL Horley
 
Call Ref: 3015
Time: 15:07-15:28
Location: FARM, COPTHORNE BANK, COPTHORNE
Incident: Fire - 60 square metres of trees, undergrowth and fencing alight from out of control bonfire - 2HR and beaters used to extinguish - area damped down and turned over - WrL & L4T Crawley, L4T East Grinstead
 
Call Ref: 3022
Time: 17:26-18:34
Location: TAVERN ON THE GREEN PUB, GRATTONS DRIVE, POUND HILL, CRAWLEY
Incident: Fire - bonfire set in open ground - WrL Crawley, L4T East Grinstead
 
Call Ref: 3025
Time: 17:47-18:24
Location: TILGATE PLAYING FIELD, TILGATE, CRAWLEY
Incident: Fire - deep seated fire in beech tree - extinguished using 1HR - WrL Crawley, WrL East Grinstead
 
Call Ref: 3038
Time: 20:43-21:23
Location: NALDRETTS LANE, RUDGWICK
Incident: Fire - bonfire out of control and catching log pile alight - extinguished by WSFRS using 1HR - advice given WrL Billingshurst
 
Call Ref: 3042
Time: 21:16-22:11
Location: A24, KINGSFOLD
Incident: RTC - involving 3 cars - 1 male extricated by WSFRS using hydraulic rescue equipment and taken to hospital by ambulance
WrLx2 Horsham, WrL & HRT Crawley

TUESDAY 24 MAY - 2011

Call Ref: 3047
Time: 04:16-04:28
Location: USED CAR GARAGE, SOUTH FARM RD, WORTHING
Incident: Fire - small amount of refuse on fire - 1HR used to extinguish - deliberate ignition - WrL Worthing
 
Call Ref: 3052
Time: 07:31-08:00
Location: BUDGENS, HIGH STREET, BILLINGSHURST
Incident: Fire - fire in refrigeration transformer unit - out on arrival - electrical supply isolated by WSFRS - accidental ignition - WrL Horsham
 
Call Ref: 3051
Time: 07:37-08:03
Location: A272, SHIPLEY
Incident: RTC - collision involving two cars - no persons trapped - vehicles and road made safe by WSFRS - incident left with police
WrL Storrington
 
Call Ref: 3054
Time: 08:48-09:12
Location: TESCO, HAZELWICK AVE, THREE BRIDGES
Incident: RTC - collision between 2 vehicles - no persons trapped - spillage on road absorbed with sand by WSFRS - 1 male treated at scene by paramedic - WrLx2 & HRT Crawley
 
Call Ref: 3069
Time: 12:57-13:21
Location: BURLEIGH CLOSE, CRAWLEY DOWN
Incident: Fire - car 50% destroyed by fire - 2HRS, 2BA by F&RS smoke ventilated from adjacent house - accidental - WrL Turners Hill
 
Call Ref: 3073
Time: 14:57-15:27
Location: PRESTWOOD LANE. IFIELD, CRAWLEY
Incident: Fire - 8m of hedgerow on fire - 2HRS by F&RS - damaged areas damped down and turned over - incident believed to have been caused by discarded smoking materials - WrL Crawley
 
Call Ref: 3076
Time: 15:12-15:42
Location: HOUSE - EIRENE AVENUE, GORING
Incident: Fire - approx 4 square metres of decking destroyed by fire - small area of plastic guttering on house affected by heat - 1HR by F&RS - damaged areas cut away - accidental - WrL Worthing
 
Call Ref: 3086
Time: 17:30-19:02
Location: HOUSE - CUCKFIELD ROAD, HURSTPIERPOINT
Incident: Fire - garden shed and fence destroyed by fire - fire spread to 1st floor gable end of house - part of house damaged by fire and mild smoke logging - external heat damage to adjacent house caused melting of window frames and guttering - 2HRs, 2BA, 1PPV fan and 1 thermal imaging camera used by F&RS - damaged areas cut away - accidental - WrL Hurstpierpoint, WrLx2 Burgess Hill
 
Call Ref: 3088
Time: 17:35-18:08
Location: RECREATION GROUND - CHARLTON STREEET, STEYNING
Incident: Fire - report of youths setting fires - fire located by F&RS and smothered using soil - arson - WrL Steyning
 
Call Ref: 3090
Time: 17:42-18:34
Location: FOREST ROAD, COLGATE
Incident: Fire - area of undergrowth 20ms20m on fire - 2HRs by F&RS - area damped down and turned over - WrLx2 Horsham
 
Call Ref: 3096
Time: 19:17-20:06
Location: SPRING PLAT, POUND HILL
Incident: RTC - collision between 2 cars - 1 female adult released by F&RS using hydraulic rescue equipment and taken to hospital by ambulance - WrL Crawley, HRT Crawley
 
Call Ref: 3099
Time: 21:19-21:48
Location: STATIC MOBILE HOME - KINGFISHER LANE, TURNERS HILL
Incident: Fire - in kitchen of mobile home - 1 elderly female assisted from home by neighbour - 1 male adult assisted from property by F&RS through ground floor window - both persons treated by ambulance paramedics at the scene for smoke inhalation - female adult taken to hospital - 2BA, 1HR and PPV fan used by F&RS - accidental - WrLx2 East Grinstead, WrL Turners Hill
 
Call Ref: 3102
Time: 21:35-22:32
Location: SCAFFOLDING COMPANY - BRIDGE YARD, NIGHTINGALE ROAD, HORSHAM
Incident: Fire - large quantity of scaffolding planks involved in fire - 2BA, 2HRs by F&RS - possible arson - WrLx2 Horsham

WEDNESDAY 25 MAY - 2011

Call Ref: 3121
Time: 02:22-02:39
Location: RECTORY ROAD, WORTHING
Incident: Fire - wheelie bin extinguished by F&RS using 1HR - possible arson - WrL Worthing
 
Call Ref: 3136
Time: 11:39-12:39
Location: THE COURTYARD - MARKET SQUARE, PETWORTH
Incident: Fire - building used as shop and office - fire in 1st floor box sash window extinguished before arrival of F&RS - internal and external investigations carried out by F&RS using thermal imaging camera and damaged area damped down using 1HR and cut away - accidental - WrLx2 Petworth
 
Call Ref: 3142
Time: 12:45-12:56
Location: D.I.Y STORE- NEW ROAD, RUSTINGTON
Incident: Fire - fire in ceiling light out on arrival of F&RS - inspection only - accidental - WrL Littlehampton
 
Call Ref: 3144
Time: 13:31-15:03
Location: INDUSTRIAL UNIT - FORGE WOOD INDUSTRIAL ESTATE, GATWICK ROAD, CRAWLEY
Incident: Flooding - large quantity of water entering building from burst main water supply- efforts made by F&RS to divert water - water diverted - building pumped by F&RS using 2 pumps and salvage undertaken - Water Board ordered - WrL Crawley
 
Call Ref: 3147
Time: 15:35-16:19
Location: PARHAM ROAD, HIGH SALVINGTON
Incident: Fire - fence and trees on fire - 2HRS by F&RS - possible arson - WrL Worthing, L4T Shoreham
 
Call Ref: 3150
Time: 15:58-16:45
Location: NEWDIGATE ROAD, RUSPER
Incident: RTC - collision between 2 cars - no persons trapped - scene made safe by F&RS - 3 persons taken to hospital by ambulance
WrL Horsham, WrLx2 Crawley, HRT Crawley
 
Call Ref: 3152
Time: 16:43-16:56
Location: OFF HEATHER CLOSE, WEST CHILTINGTON
Incident: Fire - area of grass on fire extinguished by F&RS using 1HR - fire thought to have been caused by discarded smoking materials
WrL Storrington
 
Call Ref: 3160
Time: 18:29-20:07
Location: RURAL LOCATION AT MILLAND, BETWEEN HARTING COOME AND TULLYCOMBE
Incident: Fire - half an acre of deep seated peat and undergrowth in woodland alight - 2 HRs by F&RS
WrL Midhurst, L4T Midhurst, WrL Petersfield [HF&RS]
 
Call Ref: 3163
Time: 20:58-21:23
Location: HOLLYBUSH ROAD, CRAWLEY
Incident: Bonfire - out of control bonfire extinguished by F&RS using 1HR - WrL Crawley
 
Call Ref: 3165
Time: 21:11-22:03
Location: 2 STOREY CHALET BUNGALOW, WESTERN ROAD, LANCING
Incident: Fire - ground floor of bungalow well alight on arrival of F&RS - 4BA, 3HRS by F&RS - whole bungalow damaged by fire, heat and smoke - damaged areas damped down and cut away - accidental - WrLx2 Worthing, WrL Lancing, Red Cross Support Unit

THURSDAY 26 MAY - 2011

Call Ref: 3196
Time: 10:10-10:44
Location: HENFIELD ROAD, POYNINGS
Incident: Bonfire - out of control bonfire affecting surrounding hedgerow and fence - 1HR by F&RS - WrL Hurstpierpoint
 
Call Ref: 3208
Time: 17:37-17:53
Location: BASEMENT FLAT - AMBROSE PLACE, WORTHING
Incident: Fire - smoke issuing - fire in basement kitchen involving cooking - fire out on arrival of F&RS - ventilation carried out by F&RS using PPV fan - accidental - WrLx2 Worthing
 
Call Ref: 3216
Time: 21:10-21:39
Location: A23 SOUTHBOUND, WARNINGLID TO BOLNEY
Incident: RTC - car in collision with central reservation barrier - road closed by police - no persons trapped - scene made safe by F&RS - 1 person treated by paramedics at the scene - total of 3 persons taken to hospital by ambulance - incident left with police
WrL Hurstpierpoint, WrLx2 Haywards Heath, HRT Crawley, WrL Crawley
 
Call Ref: 3219
Time: 22:07-22:24
Location: AMELIA PARK, RICHMOND ROAD, WORTHING
Incident: Fire - bin fire in wooded area - fire extinguished by F&RS using buckets of water - arson - WrL Worthing
 
Call Ref: 3221
Time: 22:23-22:30
Location: THE GREEN - ST MATTHEWS ROAD, WORTHING
Incident: Fire - bin on fire underneath trees - buckets of water used by F&RS to extinguish fire - WrL Worthing
 
Call Ref: 3222
Time: 23:24-23:47
Location: ADJACENT TO HOUSE - PATTERDALE CLOSE, SOUTHGATE, CRAWLEY
Incident: Fire - 1 portaloo destroyed by fire - 2BA, 1HR by F&RS - area damped down and turned over - arson - WrLx2 Crawley

FRIDAY 27 MAY - 2011

Call Ref: 3226
Time: 01:37-02:00
Location: COLLYER AVENUE, BOGNOR
Incident: Fire - fence panels on fire - 1HR by F&RS -total of 5 panels destroyed by fire - area damped down and turned over - WrLx2 Bognor
 
Call Ref: 3234
Time: 05:01-06:33
Location: STACKFIELD ROAD, CRAWLEY
Incident: RTC - 1 car in collision with house - no persons trapped - garden wall destroyed by car - garden wall partially dismantled by F&RS for public safety and car made safe - police in attendance - WrL Crawley
 
Call Ref: 3241
Time: 08:40- Ongoing
Location: FIELD Nr CUCKFIELD GOLF CENTRE, STAPLEFIELD ROAD, CUCKFIELD
Incident: Fire - large quantity of wood planings alight in field - smoke affecting golf centre - farmers mechanical digger used to spread and turn over planings - planings damped down by F&RS using 1HR - incident ongoing - WrL Haywards Heath, L4T Haywards Heath

FRIDAY 27 MAY - 2011

Call Ref: 3249
Time: 11:44-12:10
Location: ISAACS LANE, HAYWARDS HEATH
Incident: Fire - approx 20m of peat and tree on fire - 1HR and small tools used by F&RS - possible arson - WrL Haywards Heath
 
Call Ref: 3261
Time: 16:49-17:09
Location: REAR GARDEN OF HOUSE - PENN GARDENS, ASHINGTON
Incident: Fire - garden fence involved in fire spread from bonfire - 1HR by F&RS - WrL Storrington
 
Call Ref: 3264
Time: 18:51-20:32
Location: FAT FACE STORE - EAST STREET, CHICHESTER
Incident: Fire - smoke issuing - 4 storey building 25mx15m previously used as retail unit and flats - building currently under refurbishment following previous fire on 4th March - fire on 2nd floor in floor timbers and ceiling materials - 4BA, 2HRS,thermal imaging camera and ladder used by F&RS - damaged areas damped down and cut away - accidental - WrLx2 Chichester, WrL Bognor
 
Call Ref: 3272
Time: 21:48-23:33
Location: FARM LAND OFF HAVEN ROAD, THE HAVEN, Nr BILLINGSHURST
Incident: Fire - 1 outdoor composting toilet block 5mx5m in woods destroyed by fire - 1HR, and environmental granules used by F&RS
WrL Billingshurst, L4T Horsham

SATURDAY 28 MAY - 2011

Call Ref: 3278
Time: 01:38-02:34
Location: 1st FLOOR FLAT - STURGES ROAD, BOGNOR
Incident: Fire - in 1st floor kitchen of flat - 1 male adult rescued from flat by neighbour - 1 female adult also left the flat - on arrival of F&RS a 3rd occupant who had been asleep was assisted from the flat by FFs - all the flat occupants were assessed by paramedics but did not need hospital treatment - 2BA, 1HR and PPV fan used by F&RS - accidental - WrL Bognor, WrLx2 Chichester
FIRE REPORT
 
Call Ref: 3308
Time: 16:45-18:15
Location: FARMLAND OFF TURNERS HILL ROAD, CRAWLEY DOWN
Incident: Spillage - 25 litres of diesel leaking from diesel storage tank onto hard standing and farm track - area sanded by F&RS
WrL Turners Hill
 
Call Ref: 3309
Time: 16:53-17:26
Location: WOODS OFF HUNDRED ACRE LANE, WISBOROUGH GREEN
Incident: Bonfire in woods extinguished by F&RS using buckets of water - area damped down and turned over
WrL Haywards Heath, L4T Haywards Heath
 
Call Ref: 3316
Time: 21:53-22:26
Location: HOUSE - KINGFISHER DRIVE, LITTLEHAMPTON
Incident: Fire - small fire in light switch in ground floor lounge - 1Co2 extinguisher and thermal imaging camera used by F&RS - accidental - WrLx2 Littlehampton

SUNDAY 29 MAY - 2011

Call Ref: 3323
Time: 03:22-03:38
Location: GOFFS PARK NEAR SPENCER ROAD, CRAWLEY
Incident: Fire - undergrowth on fire - 1HR by F&RS - arson - WrL Crawley
 
Call Ref: 3325
Time: 07:48-09:33
Location: HICKSTEAD SHOW GROUND, HICKSTEAD
Incident: Animal Rescue - terrier dog stuck in 70 foot long concrete pipe overnight - 1 dead fox removed from pipe by TRU officers to allow access to locate dog - dog rescued from pipe by TRU officers using technical search camera, chimney rods and small tools - TRU officersx4
 
Call Ref: 3341
Time: 14:12-16:04
Location: RIVER ARUN, PULBOROUGH
Incident: Animal Rescue - cow in river - on arrival of TRU officers the cow was located at the bottom of the river bank in the mud - cow was removed from the river by TRU officers using lines and dry suits - cow put onto farmers trailer and returned to field - TRU Officersx4

MONDAY 30 MAY - 2011

Call Ref: 3372
Time: 09:35-09:55
Location: FLATS - GARDENER ROAD, FISHERSGATE, SHOREHAM
Incident: Fire - outside storage container in front garden 30% damaged by fire - fire out on arrival of F&RS - area damped down by F&RS using buckets of water - accidental - WrL Shoreham, WrL Hove [ESF&RS]
 
Call Ref: 3374
Time: 10:07-10:26
Location: A23 NORTHBOUND, HICKSTEAD TO BOLNEY
Incident: RTC - 1 car overturned and off the road - no persons trapped - 1 female adult and 1 male adult treated at the scene by ambulance paramedics - scene made safe by F&RS - incident left with police - WrL Hurstpierpoint, WrL Burgess Hill
 
Call Ref: 3377
Time: 10:45-11:07
Location: SPORTS AREA OF YOUTH CENTRE - SOUTH FARM ROAD, BROADWATER, WORTHING
Incident: assistance to RSPCA officer - fox trapped in goal post netting - access to sports area gained by F&RS using ladders - fox released by F&RS using small tools and left in the care of RSPCA officer - WrL Worthing
 
Call Ref: 3392
Time:16:02-16:40
Location: B2145 SIDLESHAM
Incident: RTC - 1 car in collision with telegraph pole and road side - no persons trapped - scene made safe by F&RS - police in attendance for traffic control - WrL Selsey
 
Call Ref: 3397
Time: 17:43-18:06
Location: CHICHESTER ROAD, MIDHURST - Nr THE SPREAD EAGLE HOTEL
Incident: RTC - 2 cars collided - no persons trapped - 1 female adult assisted from car by F&RS - female adult and 1 male adult taken to hospital by ambulance - scene made safe by F&RS - WrLx2 Midhurst
 
Call Ref: 3404
Time: 19:12-19:36
Location: NEAR HILL BARN GOLF CLUB - HILL BARN LANE, WORTHING
Incident: Fire - smoke coming from woods near golf club - search of area made by F&RS - area of grassland on fire extinguished by F&RS - possible arson - WrL Worthing. L4T Shoreham
 
Call Ref: 3407
Time: 19:56-21:05
Location: HONEYSUCKLE PARK - HONEYSUCKLE LANE, SALVINGTON
Incident: Fire - smoke issuing from wooded area - 2 separate seats of fire extinguished by F&RS by covering with soil and using water from back packs - arson - WrL Worthing, L4T Storrington
 
Call Ref: 3408
Time: 20:25-20:45
Location: DERELICT BUILDING, PARSONS CLOSE, ANGMERING
Incident: Fire - refuse alight in derelict building - fire extinguished by F&RS using buckets of water and 1HR - arson -
WrL East Preston, WrL Worthing

TUESDAY 31 MAY - 2011

Call Ref: 3414
Time: 03:01-03:37
Location: STROUD LANE, WARNHAM
Incident: RTC & fire - 1 car on fire following RTC - 2 persons self released before arrival of F&RS - 2BA, 2HRS by F&RS - 2 persons taken to hospital by ambulance - car destroyed by fire - WrL Horsham
 
Call Ref: 3447
Time: 15:57-17:24
Location: WOODS AT THE REAR OF TOWER HILL, HORSHAM
Incident: Fire - half acre of woodland well alight on arrival of F&RS - access made by F&RS using 4 wheel drive landrover - area damped down and turned over using 1HR - WrL Horsham, L4T Horsham
 
Call Ref: 3448
Time: 16:48-17:20
Location: HOUSE - LONGFORD ROAD, BOGNOR
Incident: Fire - in lounge - 2HRs, 4BA and PPV fan used to assist with ventilation - damaged areas damped down and cut away
WrLx2 Bognor
 
Call Ref: 3453
Time: 18:38-18:49
Location: FIELD NEAR ILEX WAY, GORING BY SEA
Incident: Fire - rubbish set on fire by youths - fire extinguished by F&RS using 1HR - WrL Worthing
 
Call Ref: 3454
Time: 18:39-19:02
Location: RACTON RUIN OFF MONUMENT LANE, RACTON
Incident: Assistance - 1 male adult stuck approx 2 storeys up on the ruin - male adult assisted to ground by F&RS using ladder
WrL Chichester, L4T Chichester
 
Call Ref: 3469
Time: 21:52-22:07
Location: SEMI DETACHED 2 STOREY BLOCK OF FLATS - SHELLEY ROAD, WORTHING
Incident: Fire - fire in kitchen of 1st floor flat - fire out on arrival of F&RS - PPV fan used to ventilate - accidental - WrLx2 Worthing

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