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Incident round-up 1st January

Date : 02 January 2019


On New Year’s Day, East Sussex Fire and Rescue attended a variety of incidents:-

Road Traffic Collisions (RTCs)

  • At 09:01, firefighters from Bexhill and Hastings attended an RTC involving one car on Gillmans Hill, St Leonards-on-Sea.  One casualty was handed over in to the care of SECAMB and crews made the scene safe.  
  • At 13:32, crews from Battle, The Ridge and Hastings attended an RTC involving one vehicle which had hit a building.  One person was trapped and extricated using hydraulic rescue equipment.  The casualty was handed over in to the care of SECAMB.        

Fires

  • At 11:00, firefighters from Brighton, Hove, Roedean, Lewes and Hastings together with crews from West Sussex Fire and Rescue attended a fire at a residential building on Montpelier Road, Brighton.  Crews used fire extinguishers to extinguish the fire which had emanated from a shower compartment.  Crews administered O2 to one resident who was suffering from minor smoke inhalation.  Crews then carried out a Home Safety Visit. 
  • At 23:33, Brighton firefighters attended a fire in the open on Kings Road, Brighton.  Crews used one hose reel to extinguish the fire.      

Other incidents

  • At 11:15, firefighters from Roedean and Hove attended a hotel on Kings Road, Brighton following reports of persons shut in a lift.  Crews released two people. 
  • At 13:40, firefighters from Brighton supported crews from West Sussex Fire and Rescue in attended a property on Keymer Road, Hassocks following reports of persons shut in a lift.  Crews released all persons. 
  • At 16:17, Brighton firefighters attended a residential property on Bernard Road, Brighton following reports of a flooding affecting electrics.  Crews isolated the flood and made the scene safe.  Crews then carried out a Home Safety Visit.  

 

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