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Overnight incident round-up 12th April

Date : 12 April 2019

Overnight, East Sussex Fire and Rescue attended a variety of incidents:-

  • At 17:50, firefighters from Roedean and Brighton attended a building on Manchester Street, Brighton following reports of eleven people trapped in a lift.  Crews released the people.           
  • At 18:24, Hove firefighters attended Portland Road, Hove following reports of a car leaking fuel.  Crews isolated the leak and made the scene safe.       
  • At 18:35, Eastbourne firefighters attended a fire in the open on Rosebery Avenue, Eastbourne.  Crews extinguished the fire.     
  • At 18:37, Brighton firefighters attended Preston Park, Brighton following reports of one person trapped in a swing.  Crews released the person.       
  • At 20:31, firefighters from Uckfield attended a chimney fire on Nursery Lane, Fairwarp.  Crews used a chimney kit and one hose reel to extinguish the fire.  
  • At 00:06, Brighton firefighters attended a flooding in a residential building on John Street, Brighton.  Crews isolated the flood and made the scene safe.          
  • At 03:23, firefighters from Eastbourne, Pevensey, Hailsham, Bexhill and Hastings attended a fire in a residential building on Arundel Road, Eastbourne.  The fire had emanated from an electrical intake.  Crews used four breathing apparatus, one hose reel jet and 1 in 7 foam to extinguish the fire. 
  • At 04:09, Hastings firefighters attended a bin fire in Warrior Square, St Leonards.  Crews used one hose reel jet to extinguish the fire.  



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