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WEST SUSSEX - MOST RECENT REPORTED INCIDENTS
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THURSDAY 2 APRIL 2015


Fire & Rescue
Time: 01.03am - 1.33am
Location: Domestic Garage - Pound Street, Petworth
Incident: FIRE
fire in rear of domestic garage - 1 trailer tent in garage 30% damaged by fire 2HRs and thermal imaging camera used by WSFRS - deliberate ignition - WrL Petworth
 
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Time: 7.19am- 7.39am
Location: Brook Hill, Cowfold
Incident: RTC
incident involving motorbike - male biker taken to hospital by ambulance - scene made safe by WSFRS - incident left with police
WrL Haywards Heath
 
SUSSEX POLICE report - Ref: PR48714 / 2015
Time: 1pm
Location: A272 Goldbridge Road, Newick
Incident: Serious A272 RTC
Emergency services were called to deal with a serious collision between a lorry and a Renault Megane car on the A272 Goldbridge Road, Newick, near Lewes, just after 1pm.
The road is closed in both directions and emergency services remain at the scene.
There are diversions in place and drivers are being asked to avoid the area as the road is likely to be closed for several hours.
It is not clear what injuries have been suffered by those involved.
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SUSSEX POLICE report
Fatal RTC at Newick
Police are appealing for witnesses to a fatal road traffic collision involving a tanker and a car on the A272 Goldbridge Road.
Emergency services were at the scene but the driver of the Renault Megane involved, a man aged in his 70s, had died from his injuries. The tanker driver was unhurt.
The road will remain closed in both directions for several hours while the tanker is removed and officers investigate what happened.
There are diversions in place and drivers are being asked to avoid the area.
Police would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the collision or has any information to call 101 quoting Operation Southall.
or email sussex.pnn.police.uk
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SUSSEX POLICE report - Ref: PR48734 / 2015
Driver named
The driver of Renault Megane who died in Newick has been named.
William Swanson, known by his family and friends as Iain, 80, from Bracken Way, Broad Oak, Heathfield died when his car was involved in a collision with a tanker on the A272 Goldbridge Road, Newick, near Lewes
 
SUSSEX POLICE report - Ref: PR48713 / 2015
MISSING - Michael Van Gils
Mayfield man Michael Van Gils is missing after last being seen in Tunbridge Wells on Tuesday 31 March around 10am.
Michael, 54, is described as white with tanned skin, approximately 5' 8", of stocky build, with black tight curly short hair, full grey/brown beard and was at the time wearing a check overshirt, blue raincoat, navy tracksuit bottoms and tan coloured construction worker boots.
There are concerns for his welfare, so if you see him or know of his whereabouts, please call 101 quoting serial 758 of 01/04 or email sussex.pnn.police.uk
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7 April
SUSSEX POLICE report - Ref: PR48738 / 2015
Missing Michael Van Gils found
Michael Van Gils, 54, has been found safe and well
Police would like to thank the public and media for their assistance.

Michael Van Gils

Fire & Rescue - Call Ref: 77
Time: 3.51pm- 4.23pm
Location: House - Heathfield Green, Midhurst
Incident: FIRE
fire in kitchen - burning item extinguished and removed from house - 2BA, 1HR used by WSFRS - PPV fan used for ventilation - accidental - WrL Selsey, WrL Haslemere
 
SUSSEX POLICE report - Ref: PR48722
Incident: Two charged with courier fraud offences
Detectives investigating a series of courier fraud thefts across the south of England have charged two men with offences allegedly committed in Sussex and Suffolk.
Jameel Gabbidon, 23, an office manager of Sundale Avenue, South Croydon has been charged with conspiracy to commit fraud by false representation, namely claiming to be a bank to obtain cards and pin numbers, intending to make a gain, namely obtain cash and goods on April 2.
Jason Pindi, 29, unemployed of Roke Close, Witley, Godalming, Surrey, has been charged with three counts of conspiracy to commit fraud by false representation, namely claiming to be a bank to obtain cards and pin numbers, intending to make a gain, namely obtain cash and goods, in connection with alleged offences in Sussex on 2 April & 13 February and Ipswich, Suffolk, between 5 and 8 of February.
Both men, who were arrested today in Godalming have been remanded in custody to appear at Brighton Magistrates Court on Saturday 4 April.
 
Fire & Rescue - Call Ref: 86
Time: 10.14pm - 10.33pm
Location: Rest Gardens - Cross Road, Southwick
Incident: FIRE
4 recycling bins destroyed by fire - adjacent clothes bin 25% damaged by fire - 2BA, 2HRs used by WSFRS - deliberate ignition
WrL Shoreham
 

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FRIDAY 3 APRIL 2015


Fire & Rescue
Time: 8.59am - 9.31am
Location: A281 Horsham Road, Cowfold
Incident: RTC
incident involving car off road and in collision with tree - no persons trapped - male driver treated at the scene by ambulance paramedics and taken to hospital by ambulance - scene made safe by WSFRS using small tools - WrL Partridge Green, WrL Horsham
 
Fire & Rescue - Call Ref: 110
Time: 11.23am - 11.56am
Location: House - The Millers, Yapton
Incident: FIRE
1st floor airing cupboard involved in fire - 2BA, 2HRs used by WSFRS - power supply isolated - accidental - Red Cross Support Unit in attendance - WrL Littlehampton, WrL Bognor, Red Cross Support Unit
 
Fire & Rescue - Call Ref: 112
Time: 1.40pm - 2.46pm
Location: Fish and Chip Shop - Carfax, Horsham
Incident: FIRE
building of multiple use - fire in deep fat fryer and extractor unit of fish and chip shop - 4BA, 2HRS, 1 foam HR and ladders used by WSFRS - PPV fan used for ventilation - accidental - WrL Horsham, WrL x2 Crawley, WrL Billingshurst
 
Fire & Rescue - Call Ref: 130
Time: 11.28pm - 00.26am
Location: House - Hackenden Lane, East Grinstead
Incident: FIRE
chimney fire extinguished by WSFRS using chimney equipment - WrL East Grinstead
 

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SATURDAY 4 APRIL 2015


Fire & Rescue - Call Ref: 139
Time: 10.01am - 10.18am
Location: Restaurant - Crawley Leisure Centre, London Road, Crawley
Incident: FIRE
fire in commercial kitchen of restaurant - 2BA, 1Co2 extinguisher and 1 wet chemical extinguisher used by WSFRS - accidental
WrLx2 Crawley
 
Fire & Rescue - Call Ref: 141
Time: 10.16am - 12.55pm
Location: Off Brighton Road, Henfield
Incident: ANIMAL RESCUE
elderly horse lying on boggy ground - vet in attendance - mare brought to her feet by TRU officers Unimog vehicle and straps - horse moved to stable and left in the care of owner and vet - TRU Officers
 
Fire & Rescue - Call Ref: 145
Time: 12.38pm - 1.34pm
Location: Bewbush Manor Roundabout, A2220 Crawley
Incident: RTC
incident involving 2 cars - 2 persons and dog trapped - ambulance paramedics in attendance - 1 woman, 1 man and labrador dog extricated from car by WSFRS using hydraulic rescue equipment - both persons taken to hospital by ambulance - dog left in the care of police
WrL Crawley, HRT Crawley, WrL East Grinstead, WrL Reigate
 
SUSSEX POLICE report - Ref: PR48731 / 2015
Time: 4pm
Location: College Road
Incident: Fatal Haywards Heath collision
Police are appealing for any witnesses to a collision in Haywards Heath where a motorcyclist sadly died.
The collision happened around 4pm on College Road as the motorcyclist was riding east toward Lindfield.
He clipped the kerb and collided with a wall. The 33-year-old from Haywards Heath died at the scene.
Anyone who saw the Honda CBR or witnessed the collision is asked to call police on 101 quoting Operation Clifford.
or email sussex.pnn.police.uk
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SUSSEX POLICE report - Ref: PR48758 / 2015
Motorcyclist named
The man who died when his motorcycle crashed into a wall in Haywards Heath on Saturday 4 April, has been named as 33-year-old Joel Devalda.
Joel, who lived in Haywards Heath, was a serving police constable with the Metropolitan Police at Wandsworth in London. He was riding east in College Road towards Lindfield around 4pm when his Honda CBR is thought to have clipped the kerb before colliding with the wall. Sadly, he died at the scene.
 

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SUNDAY 5 APRIL 2015


Fire & Rescue - Call Ref: 148
Time: 4.18am - 4.41am
Location: Crooked Lane, Birdham
Incident: RTC
incident involving car into ditch - 3 youths released before arrival of WSFRS - scene made safe - incident left with police - WrL Chichester
 
Fire & Rescue - Call Ref: 190
Time: 6.07am - 6.34am
Location: Rear of House - Crown Road, Shoreham
Incident: FIRE
fire spread from reignited bonfire - 10% fire damage to domestic garage and guttering - 1HR and thermal imaging camera used by WSFRS - accidental - WrL Shoreham
 

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MONDAY 6 APRIL 2015


Fire & Rescue - Call Ref: 192
Time: 7.41am - 8.08am
Location: A264 Wickhurst Lane, Broadbridge Heath
Incident: RTC
incident involving 2 cars - 1 man trapped - man released by WSFRS using hydraulic rescue equipment - man taken to hospital by ambulance - scene made safe by WSFRS - WrL Horsham, HRT Crawley
 
Fire & Rescue - Call Ref: 197
Time: 11.39am - 12.33pm
Location: Terraced House - Ryelands, Crawley
Incident: FIRE
1st floor bedroom well alight - 30% of 1st floor of house damaged by fire - 100% of house smoke damaged - 2BA, 4HRs and PPV fan used by WSFRS - Red Cross Support Unit in attendance - accidental - WrLx2 Crawley, WrL Reigate, Red Cross Support Unit
 
Fire & Rescue - Call Ref: 232
Time: 8.04am - 8.43am
Location: Outside Business Premises - Crompton Road, Crawley
Incident: RESCUE
Person Trapped - 1 man trapped by his lower leg under 400Kg of wood - man released by WSFRS using hydraulic rescue equipment and physical strength - man taken to hospital by ambulance - WrL Crawley, HRT Crawley, TRU Officers
 
Fire & Rescue - Call Ref: 200
Time: 3.31pm - 3.56pm
Location: Rear Garden of House - Somerset Road, East Preston
Incident: FIRE
summerhouse 4mx4m destroyed by fire - 2HRs used by WSFRS - area damped down and turned over - accidental - WrLx2 Worthing
 
Fire & Rescue - Call Ref: 192
Time: 7.41am - 8.08am
Location: A264 Wickhurst Lane, Broadbridge Heath
Incident: RTC
incident involving 2 cars - 1 man trapped - man released by WSFRS using hydraulic rescue equipment - man taken to hospital by ambulance - scene made safe by WSFRS - WrL Horsham, HRT Crawley
 
Fire & Rescue - Call Ref: 197
Time: 11.39am - 12.33pm
Location: Terraced House - Ryelands, Crawley
Incident: FIRE
1st floor bedroom well alight - 30% of 1st floor of house damaged by fire - 100% of house smoke damaged - 2BA, 4HRs and PPV fan used by WSFRS - Red Cross Support Unit in attendance - accidental - WrLx2 Crawley, WrL Reigate, Red Cross Support Unit
 
Fire & Rescue - Call Ref: 232
Time: 8.04am - 8.43am
Location: Outside Business Premises - Crompton Road, Crawley
Incident: RESCUE
Person Trapped - 1 man trapped by his lower leg under 400Kg of wood - man released by WSFRS using hydraulic rescue equipment and physical strength - man taken to hospital by ambulance - WrL Crawley, HRT Crawley, TRU Officers
 
Fire & Rescue - Call Ref: 200
Time: 3.31pm - 3.56pm
Location: Rear Garden of House - Somerset Road, East Preston
Incident: FIRE
summerhouse 4mx4m destroyed by fire - 2HRs used by WSFRS - area damped down and turned over - accidental - WrLx2 Worthing
 

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TUESDAY 7 APRIL 2015


Fire & Rescue - Call Ref: 252
Time: 12.52 - 14.11
Location:Semi Detached House - Outerwyke Avenue, Bognor
Incident: FIRE
2 storey semi detached house - fire in conservatory at rear of the house and affecting domestic garage and outbuilding - 6BA, 3HRs and 2 thermal imaging cameras used by WSFRS -3m of roof and guttering on adjacent house affected by heat - accidental
WrL Bognor, WrL Littlehampton, WrL Arundel, WrL Chichester, FIO, Red Cross Support Unit
 
RNLI Shoreham Lifeboat SHOREHAM LIFEBOAT
Time: 22.20
Incident: Lifeboat launched to woman in distress
The Shoreham inshore lifeboat was launched to a report of a woman in the water within the canal north of Parks Steels at Southwick. The crew found the woman in the water in distress and in difficulty only just staying above the water line. But she refused to get into the boat. Eventually the crew grabbed her and got her into the boat. She was taken to the Lady Bee marina to an ambulance, which was waiting to check her over. She was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton, suffering from hyperthermia. The lifeboat returned to the station.
full report
 

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WEDNESDAY 8 APRIL 2015


Fire & Rescue - Call Ref: 274
Time: 7.28am - 7.38am
Location: Annandale Avenue, Bognor
Incident: RTC
incident involving motorbike and van - spillage of fuel on road sanded by WSFRS - incident left with police - WrL Bognor
 
Fire & Rescue - Call Ref: 276
Time: 9.26am - 9.59am
Location: Copthorne Cafe Layby, A264, East Grinstead
Incident: FIRE
car destroyed by fire - 2BA, 2Hrs used by WSFRS - accidental - WrLx2 East Grinstead
 
Fire & Rescue - Call Ref: 288
Time: 12.39pm - 13.21pm
Location: Ancton Lane, Elmer
Incident: FIRE
fire in rear of dustcart extinguished by WSFRS using 2HRs- inspection made using thermal imaging camera - dustcart escorted by WSFRS back to depot where the load was emptied and checked to confirm that the fire was fully out - accidental - WrL Bognor, WrL Littlehampton
 
SUSSEX POLICE report - Ref: PR48753 / 2015
Report received:
Missing Hampshire woman could be in Sussex
Sasha Forster, 18, from Fleet was last seen on Tueday 7 April at 3.30pm at her home. She is described as white, 5' 5" with brown waist length hair with dyed purple ends and a nose piercing. She was wearing purple trainers, blue jeans, a grey vest top and black cardigan. She was carrying a small black satchel bag.
There is concern for her welfare and she may have travelled to Brighton.
If you've seen Sasha, either last night or this morning, please call Hampshire Police on 101 quoting 44150116863.
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SUSSEX POLICE report - Ref: PR48761 / 2015
Missing Sasha Forster found
RELEASED ON BEHALF OF HAMPSHIRE POLICE
Thank you for your help in sharing our appeal to find missing 18-year-old Sasha Forster from Fleet.
We're pleased to say she has been found safe and well in London on 9 April.

Sasha Forster

Fire & Rescue - Call Ref: 300
Time: 18.39pm - 18.55pm
Location: Junction Marine Drive and Arlington Avenue, Goring
Incident: FIRE
barbeque in rubbish bin causing fire - 1HR used by WSFRS - accidental - WrL Worthing
 
SUSSEX POLICE report - Ref: PR48754 / 2015
Missing Andrew Kinsella found dead
Andrew Kinsella, 39, who was missing from his home in Uckfield has sadly been found dead at Buxted.
A missing person appeal was made after Andrew was last seen on 23 March. This evening a dog walker found his body in a tent in Buxted Park woods.
There are no suspicious circumstances and the matter has been passed to the coroner. His next of kin have been informed.
 
SUSSEX POLICE report - Ref: PR48770 / 2015
Man dies in hospital after Sharpthorne collision
A Crawley man has died in hospital two days after he was involved in a road crash in Sharpthone.
At 3.10pm on Easter Monday 6 April, a Mazda Premacy saloon and a Landrover collided in Plawhatch Lane, Sharpthone, at the junction Grinstead Lane. The sole occupant of the Mazda, Kenneth Edmondson, 83, of Parkway, Crawley, was taken to East Surrey Hospital in Redhill with serious injuries, and has sadly died there two days later.
The 22-year old Crawley Down man driving the Landrover was unhurt, and his passenger, a 30-year woman from East Grinstead, was treated at the scene for minor injuries.
Anyone who saw what happened is asked to call 101, quoting Operation Caribou.
 
Fire & Rescue - Call Ref: 308
Time: 20.57 - 22.57
Location: Semi detached House - Mallon Dene, Rustington
Incident: FIRE
fire in ground floor hallway ceiling void of house - 4BA, 3HRs , 1Co2 extinguisher and ladders used by WSFRS - affected areas damped down and cut away - 20% of house damaged by fire, heat and smoke - accidental - Red Cross Support Unit in attendance
WrLx2 Littlehampton, Red Cross support Unit
 

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THURSDAY 9 APRIL 2015


Fire & Rescue - Call Ref: 323
Time: 11.05am - 11.23am
Location: Junction Stephenson Way and Haslett Avenue, East Crawley
Incident: RTC
incident involving car and van - no persons trapped - scene made safe by WSFRS - incident left with police - WrL Crawley
 
Fire & Rescue - Call Ref: 324
Time: 11.19am - 11.45am
Location: Flat - Priestley way, Middleton
Incident: FIRE
fire in kitchen of flat - 2BA, 1Co2 extinguisher used by WSFRS - kitchen ventilated using PPV fan - accidental
WrL Bognor, WrL Littlehampton
 
SUSSEX POLICE report - Ref: PR48759 / 2015
MISSING - Ashley Colton
Police are concerned for the welfare of a 23-year-old Hailsham man, Ashley Colton, who has been missing since late morning on Tuesday 7 April.
Ashley is 6' 1" and of muscular build. He has short dark hair and a prominent beard. When last seen he was wearing a grey tracksuit top and grey tracksuit bottoms, trainers and a black baseball cap.
Anyone seeing him or knowing of his whereabouts is asked to phone 101, quoting serial 521 of 7/4.
or email sussex.pnn.police.uk

Ashley Colton

Fire & Rescue - Call Ref: 335
Time: 5.25pm - 5.53pm
Location: Off London Road A24 Washington
Incident: FIRE
Bonfire - bonfire causing excessive smoke - 1HR used by WSFRS - WrL Storrington
 
SUSSEX POLICE report - Ref: PR48760 / 2015
Police arrest robbery suspect in Lancing
Following a report that a man wanted in connection with a series of armed robberies in West Sussex had been spotted in Lancing, police swiftly contained the area and began searching for the suspect.
In an operation lasting more than an hour he was eventually located, but tried to escape by running through rear gardens. Officers gave chase and he was detained.
Detective Inspector Rob Walker said: "Thanks to an alert member of the public we were able to swiftly deploy resources in Lancing and arrest a 29-year-old man on suspicion of robbery. He is now in custody for questioning."
The arrest follows a series of armed raids in Lancing, Worthing and Shoreham last month in which takeaway restaurants, bookmakers and a Co-Op store were targeted.
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SUSSEX POLICE report - Ref: PR48765 / 2015
Liam Newman charged
Date Added 10 April 2015 14:24
The man arrested by police in Lancing yesterday afternoon has been named as Liam Newman, 29, of no fixed address.
He has been charged with two counts of robbery, two of possessing a firearm while committing robbery, two of making off without payment and one of theft from a shop, all allegedly committed between 5 March and 14 March in the Lancing, Worthing and Shoreham area.
Newman is currently in police custody and is expected to appear before Brighton magistrates Saturday 11 April for remand.
A co-defendant, Matthew Raymond Johnson, 23, of Stoney Lane, Shoreham, was charged with identical offences on 20 March and remanded in custody by Crawley magistrates.
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Fire & Rescue - Call Ref: 345
Time: 7.02pm - 7.32pm
Location: Rear Garden of House - York Road, Chichester
Incident: FIRE
fire in garden involving fence and tree and shrubbery - 1HR and drag rake used by WSFRS - WrL Chichester
 

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FRIDAY 10 APRIL 2015


SUSSEX POLICE report - Ref: PR48764 / 2015
Collision, A29 Bury
UPDATED: Car and motorcyclists in collision on the A29 at Bury, near Pulborough
Emergency services are at the scene of a crash on the A29 at Bury, south of Pulborough, involving two motorcycles and a Volkswagen Golf car. The collision occurred at around 1.20pm and the road was closed in both directions.
It re-opened shortly before 2.30pm.
At least one of the motorcyclists is believed to have sustained serious injuries.
 
Fire & Rescue - Call Ref: 377
Time: 7.29pm-8.25pm
Location: Commercial building, The Boulevard, Crawley
Incident: FIRE
Fire in 3-storey commercial building started in bins at rear of property - extinguished by WSFRS using 4BA and 2HR, 1 triple extension ladder and small gear - building checked for hot spots using TIC - incident left with Sussex Police - deliberate
WrLx2 Crawley, WrL Horsham
 
SUSSEX POLICE report - Ref: PR48767 / 2015
Missing Selsey teenager Jade Cooper
Concern is growing for the welfare of missing 16-year-old Jade Cooper from Selsey.
Jade was last seen on Tuesday 7 April when she left her home around 4pm.
She is described as being 5' and of slim build with a pale complexion. She has red shoulder length hair and green eyes. She was last seen wearing a white long-sleeved top covered with a fur-hooded white body warmer and skinny jeans.
Because of her age police are concerned for her safety and believe she may be in either Brighton or Worthing.
Anyone who sees Jade or knows of her whereabouts is asked to call 101 quoting serial 1101 of 07/04.
or email sussex.pnn.police.uk

Jade Cooper

 

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SATURDAY 11 APRIL 2015


Fire & Rescue - Call Ref: 324
Time: 00.13am - 00.35am
Location: Flat, Priestley way, Middleton-On-Sea
Incident: FIRE
fire in kitchen in ground floor flat - out on arrival - PPV used by WSFRS to clear smoke - two males given oxygen therapy at the scene for smoke inhalation - accidental ignition - WrLx2 Bognor
 
Fire & Rescue - Call Ref: 399
Time: 11.37am - 11.51am
Location: Sincox Lane, Shipley
Incident: FIRE
Quad bike well alight - extinguished by WSFRS using 1HR - accidental ignition - WrL Billingshurst
 
Fire & Rescue - Call Ref: 414
Time: 11.29pm - 11.56pm
Location: House, Lanfranc Rd, Worthing
Incident: FIRE
Fire involving kitchen of mid terrace house - 4BA and 2HR used by WSFRS - 1 female led to safety - accidental ignition - WrLx3 Worthing
 
RNLI Shoreham Lifeboat SHOREHAM LIFEBOAT
Time: 12.20
Incident: Coastguards and Lifeboats search beach
The Shoreham all weather and inshore lifeboats were launched following a report from Brighton Beach office after a pile of clothes had been found on the beach in between the West Pier and Brighton Pier. A shoreline search was quickly carried out from the marina to the pier and around the pier. In liaison with Solent Coastguard, Shoreham lifeboats and the Brighton lifeboat carried out an extensive search between Brighton Marina and the West Pier, with nothing found. The lifeboats were stood down just after 2pm.
full report
 

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SUNDAY 12 APRIL 2015


SUSSEX POLICE report - Ref: PR48777 / 2015
Report received:
Time: 12.40am
Location: Rotherfield Road, Crowborough
Incident: Crowborough fatal collision
Police are appealing for witnesses to a collision in Crowborough where two men died.
Emergency services were called to Rotherfield Road around 12.40am this morning to a car which had collided with a church wall and overturned.
Two men, a 20-year-old and a 21-year-old from Tunbridge Wells, sadly died at the scene.
Anyone who saw what happened or has details on the collision please call 101 quoting Op Lapwing.
or email sussex.pnn.police.uk
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SUSSEX POLICE report - Ref: PR48796 / 2015
Two men named
The two men who sadly died in a collision in the early hours of Sunday 12 April, in Crowborough have been named.
Michael James Robert Owen, 21, and Kyle Careford, 20, both had been staying in Crowborough but originally from Tunbridge Wells.
 
Fire & Rescue - Call Ref: 422
Time: 6.53am - 7.27am
Location: Shripney Road, Bognor Regis
Incident: RTC FATAL
collision involving car into a tree - 1 male and 1 female released from vehicle by WSFRS using hydraulic rescue equipment - CPR and oxygen therapy administered but sadly the male was declared deceased at the scene - incident left with Sussex Police
WrLx2 Bognor, HRT Chichester SEE ABOVE
SUSSEX POLICE report - Ref: PR48779 / 2015
Time: 6.50am
Location: A29 Shripney Road, Bognor
Incident: Fatal Bognor collision
Police are appealing for witnesses after a driver died when his car left the road and hit a tree on the A29 Shripney Road at Bognor.
The collision happened at 6.50am involving a Peugeot 106 car travelling northwards, which collided slightly with another vehicle, a Kia Picanto, before it came off the road.
The driver, a 22-year-old man from Bognor, died at the scene. His passenger, a 17-year-old girl from Ford, suffered serious head and back injuries and was taken to Southampton Hospital. She is in a critical condition. The Kia driver, a 46-year-old woman from Bognor, was uninjured.
Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to ring 101 quoting Operation Bingley or email sussex.pnn.police.uk
 
SUSSEX POLICE report - Ref: PR48775 / 2015
Report received:
MISSING - Rupert Greenwell
Police are concerned for the welfare of Rupert Greenwell who has gone missing in Amberley.
Rupert, 51, from London, was visiting family in High Street, Amberley and was last seen at 10.30pm on Thursday 9 April. Officers have been searching the area around Amberley along with the police helicopter.
Rupert suffers from mental health issues and there is growing concern for his welfare.
He is described as white, 6' 1", with grey collar length hair, medium build, with a beard and wears glasses. He may be wearing a black padded puffa style jacket, beige trousers, brown shoes and a brown trilby style hat.
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SUSSEX POLICE report - Ref: PR48780 / 2015
Missing Rupert Greenwell found
Missing Rupert Greenwell has been found in Bognor just before midnight on Sunday, 12 April.
Rupert, 51, from London, went missing on Thursday, 9 April, whilst visiting family in High Street, Amberley. Police would like to thank the public and media for their assistance.

Rupert Greenwell

Fire & Rescue - Call Ref: 433
Time: 12.09pm-2.42pm
Location: Cakeham Road, East Wittering
Incident: RTC
incident involving car into block of flats - no persons trapped - structural damage to gable end of building - area cordoned off, building and scene made safe by WSFRS - 3 casualties taken to hospital by ambulance - incident left with Sussex Police
WrL East Wittering, TRU Officers x 2
 

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MONDAY 13 APRIL 2015


Fire & Rescue - Call Ref: 455
Time: 1.14am - 5.19am
Location: Hotel, Chapel Street, Chichester
Incident: FIRE
Fire involving a building of four floors used as a hotel - external fire spreading to 1st, 2nd and 3rd floor - building evacuated - fire extinguished by WSFRS using 14BA, 4 jets, 2HR and 1 ALP - no reported injuries to public - 1 firefighter sustained minor injury and was taken to hospital - fire currently under investigation
WrLx2 & BASU Chichester, WrLx2 & CSU Bognor, WrL Arundel, WrL Selsey, WrL East Wittering, ALP Worthing,
WrL Littlehampton WrL Havant & WrL Emsworth
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FIRE & RESCUE - Ref: PR 7182
Time: 01.14
Location: Travelodge, Chapel Street, Chichester
Incident: FIRE
More than 50 firefighters have been tackling a fire at a hotel in Chichester through the early hours of this morning.
West Sussex Fire & Rescue Service was called to Chapel Street in Chichester at 01.14 this morning after a fire was reported at the rear of the Belle Isle restaurant. Thankfully, all the hotel's guests were safely evacuated and relocated to the Travelodge in Fontwell, near Arundel.
The first fire crew arrived within 4 minutes of the 999 call and found the blaze had spread externally up the three storey building.
Additional crews were immediately requested and despatched to the scene. At its

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height ten fire engines and the Aerial Ladder Platform from Worthing were all involved in the firefighting operation.
Assistance was also given by Hampshire Fire & Rescue Service with engines sent from Emsworth and Havant.
Teams of breathing apparatus wearers tackled the fire from both inside and outside of the building to prevent any further fire spread. The blaze was extinguished at around 4am but one crew still remains at the scene carrying out a watching brief.
Unfortunately, one firefighter sustained an injury from a falling roof tile. He was taken to hospital and x-rayed but his injuries are thought to be minor.
Fire Investigation Officers are currently at the scene working alongside the Police to establish the cause of the fire. Early indications are that it may have started in a rear storage/utility area of the restaurant. Chapel Street, which was closed during the firefighting operation, has now reopened.
Group Manager Gary Locker, who was at the scene, said afterwards: "The attending firefighters did an excellent job. This was a protracted incident and crews had to fight the fire from a number of sectors to successfully surround and extinguish it, including a service ventilation shaft with difficult access. I would also like to thank the team at the Dolphin & Anchor in Chichester who helped to look after the evacuated hotel guests until they could be taken on to their replacement hotel."
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Fire & Rescue - Call Ref: 485
Time: 4.09pm - 4.38pm
Location: Off Malthouse Lane, Hurstpierpoint
Incident: FIRE
hay on fire in open sided barn 16mx18m - 1HR used by WSFRS - area damped down and turned over - accidental - WrL Burgess Hill
 
Fire & Rescue - Call Ref: 499
Time: 9.03pm - 9.48pm
Location: Junction West Tyne and Columbia Drive, Durrington, Worthing
Incident: FIRE
caravan destroyed by fire - 2BA, 2HRs and thermal imaging camera used by WSFRS - WrLx3 Worthing
 

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TUESDAY 14 APRIL 2015


Fire & Rescue - Call Ref: 525
Time: 2.28pm - 2.41pm
Location: Domestic Garden off Lower Mere, East Grinstead
Incident: FIRE
ride on lawn mower in domestic garden destroyed by fire - 1HR used by WSFRS - 1 man with minor burn injury given 1st aid BY WSFRS and didn't need to go to hospital - accidental - WrLx2 East Grinstead
 
Fire & Rescue - Call Ref: 535
Time: 7.55pm - 9.17pm
Location: House - The Street, Clapham
Incident: FIRE
Chimney fire - chimney equipment and thermal imaging camera used by WSFRS - WrL Worthing
 

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WEDNESDAY 15 APRIL 2015


Fire & Rescue - Call Ref: 555
Time: 11.05am- 12.38pm
Location: A272, East of Petworth
Incident: RTC
incident involving car off road and into ditch - male driver trapped - man released by WSFRS using hydraulic rescue equipment and taken to hospital by ambulance - incident left with police - WrL Billingshurst, WrL Midhurst, HRT Chichester
 
Fire & Rescue - Call Ref: 565
Time: 4.48pm - 6.36pm
Location: Off Warninglid Lane, Plummers Plain
Incident: ANIMAL RESCUE
Horse in ditch - vet in attendance - horse recovered from ditch by TRU officers using Unimog and animal rescue equipment - horse taken back to stable by TRU officers and left in care of vet - TRU Officers
 
Fire & Rescue - Call Ref: 581
Time: 8.48pm - 10.33pm
Location: House - Grouse Road, Colgate
Incident: FIRE
Chimney fire - chimney equipment and thermal imaging camera used by WSFRS - WrL Horsham
 
Fire & Rescue - Call Ref: 576
Time: 10.03pm - 10.34pm
Location: Crawley Road Horsham
Incident: RTC
incident involving 2 cars - 4 persons assessed medically at the scene by ambulance paramedics - scene safety maintained by WSFRS - Horsham
 

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THURSDAY 16 APRIL 2015


Fire & Rescue - Call Ref: 583
Time: 01.48am - 2.27am
Location: Allotments off St Johns Road, East Grinstead
Incident: FIRE
Bonfire - unattended bonfire on allotments extinguished by WSFRS using 1HR - WrL East Grinstead
 
Fire & Rescue - Call Ref: 586
Time: 02.02am - 2.37am
Location: College Building - A286 West Dean
Incident: FIRE
fire in emergency lighting fuse box in college building - power and battery to fuse box isolated by WSFRS - 1Co2 extinguisher and thermal imaging camera used - WrL East Grinstead
 
Fire & Rescue - Call Ref: 589
Time: 8.21 - 9.49am
Location: Farmland off Hundred Acres, Compton
Incident: ANIMAL RESCUE
large stag trapped by its antlers in fence and barbed wire - stag released by TRU officers using animal rescue equipment and released into field - TRU Officers
 
Fire & Rescue - Call Ref: 601
Time: 12.36pm - 13.21pm
Location: Shop at the Guildbourne Centre, Chapel Road, Worthing
Incident: FLOODING
shop flooded by water coming from internal burst water pipe - water isolated by WSFRS and salvage carried out using brooms and mops - Water Board in attendance - WrLx2 Worthing
 
Fire & Rescue - Call Ref: 602
Time: 13.01pm - 13.29pm
Location: Warehouse - Faraday Close, Durrington, Worthing
Incident: FIRE
3 storey warehouse building - fire in 1st floor heat box machine involving cardboard boxes - fire out on arrival of WSFRS - inspection made using thermal imaging camera - accidental - WrL Worthing
 
Fire & Rescue - Call Ref: 607
Time: 14.49pm - 15.39pm
Location: Church - Cissbury Drive, Findon Valley
Incident: FIRE
fire in pulpit area of church - 2BA, 1HR and PPV fan used by WSFRS - accidental - WrLx2 Worthing
 
Fire & Rescue - Call Ref: 621
Time: 20.53pm - 21.23pm
Location: Off Holt Lane, Clapham
Incident: FIRE
Bonfire - large bonfire out of control - 2HRs used by WSFRS - WrL Worthing
 
Fire & Rescue - Call Ref: 623
Time: 21.07pm - 21.55pm
Location: House - Lavender Row, Stedham
Incident: FIRE
Chimney - severe fire in chimney - chimney equipment used by WSFRS - WrL Midhurst
 

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FRIDAY 17 APRIL 2015


Fire & Rescue - Call Ref: 631
Time: 7.49am - 8.12am
Location: Nature Reserve off Coopers Close, Burgess Hill
Incident: FIRE
Bonfire - bonfire out of control in wooded area fire extinguished by WSFRS - WrL Worthing
 
 
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