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MONDAY 10 FEBRUARY - 2014

Call Ref: 15739
Time: 13:19-04:53
Location: HIGH STREET, LINDFIELD
Incident: FIRE
¾ inch gas main ruptured and involved in fire - approx 12m of trench alight - fire allowed to burn under supervision of Southern Gas Board - electrical supply in trench isolated by UK Networks - area cordoned off by WSF&RS and safety cordon set up - 1 covering HR and 2 fixed HRs used by WSF&RS - nearby premises evacuated by police - gas supply to adjacent premise isolated - gas pressure to main reduced by Southern Gas Board allowing fire to be extinguished safely
WrLx2 Haywards Heath
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FRIDAY 14 MARCH - 2014

Call Ref: 15739
Time: 14:32-15:04
Location: DOMESTIC GARAGE - THE WARREN, BURGESS HILL
Incident: FIRE
accidental fire caused by blow torch - 4BA, 2HRs used by WSF&RS - electrics isolated - advice given to occupier - WrLx2 Burgess Hill
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THURSDAY 20 MARCH - 2014

Call Ref: 17546
Time: 14:53 - 18:54
Location: SCHOOL, DEPOT ROAD, HORSHAM
Incident: FIRE
Fire on 3rd floor of school building measuring approx 20m x 60m - Extinguished by WSF&RS using 26BA, 6 Jets, 1HPHR, 2 TIC's, 2 Hydrants - 80% of 3rd floor severely damaged by fire, 20% damaged by heat, smoke & water - Severe water damage to other floors of building - Cause of fire under investigation by Police and Fire Investigation Officers
2xWrL Horsham, 2xWrL Crawley, WrL Partridge Green,
WrL Henfield, ALP Worthing
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SUNDAY 23 MARCH - 2014

Call Ref: 17689
Time: 12:02-16:05
Location: PADDOCK NR LOWER TOAT FARM, BASHURST HILL
Incident: ANIMAL RESCUE
elderly horse stuck in 6 foot ditch - successfully rescued and lifted to safety by WSFRS Technical Rescue Unit using winching equipment on HRT appliance - left in care of owner and vet
WrL Crawley, Technical Rescue Officers x 4
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MONDAY 24 MARCH - 2014

Call Ref: 17715
Time: 11.16-14:18
Location: SEMI DETACHED BUNGALOW - MEEDS ROAD, BURGESS HILL
Incident: FIRE
fire alarm sounding - 50% of ground floor and roof of bungalow severely damaged by fire - remainder of building damaged by heat and smoke - neighbouring bungalow 15% of ground floor and roof damaged by fire - 10% of building damaged by smoke - 2 adult occupiers with minor smoke inhalation taken to hospital by ambulance - one firefighter was taken to hospital for a precautionary check up as a small part of the collapsed ceiling fell down on to him - 6BA, 3HRs used by WSF&RS - accidental - cause of fire believed to be electrical
WrL Burgess Hill, WrL Haywards Heath, WrL Hurstpierpoint, WrL Crawley, CU Haywards Heath, WrL Horsham, FIO
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THURSDAY 10 JULY - 2014

Call Ref: 4584
Time: 18:57-21:95
Location: TERRACED HOUSE - GORSE CLOSE, CRAWLEY
Incident: FIRE
involving one house - fire believed to have started in an unattended garden brazier - shed and section of fencing destroyed by fire - house well alight on arrival of WSF&RS - fire affected ground floor 1st floor and roof of house - all approx 90% damaged by fire - 2 dogs rescued by neighbour - slight smoke and heat damage to neighbouring house - 6BA, aerial ladder platform, ladder and 6HRS used by WSF&RS - Red Cross support Unit in attendance - fire crews did extremely well to confine the fire to one house - all the surrounding houses were checked following the incident and smoke detectors were fitted if needed
WrL Crawley, WrL Horsham, WrL Reigate, WrL Billingshurst, L4T Haywards Heath, CU Haywards Heath, ALP Horsham, FIO, Red Cross Support Unit
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TUESDAY 29 JULY - 2014

Call Ref: 5775
Time: 21:33-02:52
Location: RIVER NEAR GRATHAM BRIDGE, A29, NEAR COLDWALTHAM
Incident: ANIMAL RESCUE
large bullock in mud by riverside - bullock sedated by vet and removed from waterside by TRU officers using animal rescue equipment and heavy rescue vehicle - bullock left in the care of vet - TRU Officersx5, HRT Worthing
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TUESDAY 19 AUGUST - 2014

Call Ref: 6787
Time: 10:06-12:12
Location: REGENTS CLOSE, BROADFIELD, CRAWLEY
Incident: FLOODING
flood water from burst water main affecting residential properties - pumping and water diversion carried out by WSFRS crews to protect properties - assistance given to occupiers with salvage - incident left with water board
WrLx2 Crawley, WrL Horsham
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TUESDAY 9 SEPTEMBER - 2014

Call Ref: 7785
Time: 17:39-00:23
Location: FREEKS LANE BURGESS HILL
Incident: FIRE
hay bales alight - fire allowed to burn out under control - approx 20 tonnes of hay destroyed by fire - 3HRs used by WSF&RS supplemented by water from WrC - nearby trees protected - deliberate ignition suspected
WrLx2 Burgess Hill, WrL Haywards Heath, L4T Shoreham, WrC Burgess Hill
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SUNDAY 9 NOVEMBER - 2014

FIRE & RESCUE - Call Ref: 10427
Time: 02:04-03:58
Location: HOUSE - MARTYN CLOSE, HENFIELD
Incident: FIRE
semi detached house with integral garage - garage and 1st floor bedroom on fire - 25% of building damaged by fire - 100% of building damaged by heat and smoke - 4HRs, 8BA and thermal imaging camera used by WSF&RS - accidental
WrL Henfield, WrL Steyning, WrL Horsham, WrL Brighton, CU Haywards Heath
L4T Haywards Heath, Red Cross Support Unit
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THURSDAY 20 NOVEMBER - 2014

FIRE & RESCUE - Call Ref: 10975
Time: 15:06-18:57
Location: TERRACED HOUSE - WEBB CLOSE, BROADFIELD, CRAWLEY
Incident: FIRE
in cavity wall insulation and roof space of end of terrace house - 15% of house damaged by fire and heat and 10% by smoke - adjoining house 25% damaged by fire and heat and 15% by smoke - 14BA, 6HRs, 3 ladders and 4 thermal imaging cameras used by F&RS - damaged areas cut away - Red Cross Support Unit in attendance - accidental
WrLx2 Crawley, WrL Reigate, WrLx2 Horsham, CU Haywards Heath, L4T Haywards Heath, WrL Epsom, BASU Shoreham
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WEDNESDAY 26 NOVEMBER - 2014

FIRE & RESCUE - Call Ref: 10975
Time: 21:51-23:12
Location: CULVERT OFF A272, HAYWARDS HEATH
Incident: RESCUE
ill male rough sleeper in culvert brought up to ground level by HART team [ Hazardous Area Response Team ] and WSF&RS using ropes, ladders and a stretcher - man taken to hospital by ambulance
WrL Haywards Heath, L4T Haywards Heath
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FRIDAY 28 NOVEMBER - 2014

FIRE & RESCUE - Call Ref: 11320
Time: 08:46-09:44
Location: BASEMENT FLAT - LYNDHURST ROAD, WORTHING
Incident: FIRE
building of 2 floors and basement converted to flats - fire in basement flat - 2BA, 3HRs used by WSF&RS - upper flat affected by smoke - female occupier and 1 child with smoke inhalation taken to hospital by ambulance for precautionary check up - cause of fire under investigation - Red Cross Support Unit in attendance - WrLx3 Worthing, FIO, Red Cross Support Unit
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FRIDAY 5 DECEMBER 2014

FIRE & RESCUE - Call Ref: 11636
Time: 08:11-09:16
Location: GROUND FLOOR FLAT - HAZEL ROAD, JUNCTION DURLSTON DRIVE, BOGNOR
Incident: FIRE
Fire alarm sounding - 2 storey block of flats - ground floor flat involved in fire - elderly male occupier led to safety by WSF&RS - flat 30% damaged by fire - remainder of flat damaged by heat and smoke - ground floor communal corridor 50% damaged by heat and smoke - 6BA, 3 thermal imaging cameras and 1HR used by WSF&RS - accidental
WrLx2 Bognor, WrL Chichester, WrL Littlehampton, CU Bognor
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WEDNESDAY 1 APRIL 2015

FIRE & RESCUE - Call Ref: 26
Time: 5.54pm- 7.40pm
Location: Rear of House - The Street, Heyshott
Incident: ANIMAL RESCUE
horse rescued from domestic swimming pool by TRU officers using new versatile Unimog vehicle and straps - horse left in the care of owner and vet - TRU Officers
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