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Overnight Incident Round-up 20 May

Date : 20 May 2019


East Sussex Fire & Rescue Service were called to a variety of overnight incidents: 

  • At 18.04 yesterday (19 May) Hastings firefighters were sent to Cubitt Way, in Hastings, where a small fire in the open was affecting a nearby building. Firefighters made the area safe.
  • At 18.24 yesterday (19 May) Hastings firefighters were sent to a small fire in Ingleside, St Leonards where they tackled the incident using a flexpack.
  • At 18.27 yesterday (19 May) Bexhill firefighters were called to a false alarm in Stevens Close, Bexhill.
  • At 18.33 yesterday (19 May) firefighters rescued four people stuck in a lift in Swanborough Drive, Brighton.
  • At 18.36 yesterday (19 May) two appliances from Brighton and Hove were sent to Kingswood Street, in Brighton, where firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used one hose reel jet to tackle a domestic fire at the property. Crews administered oxygen therapy at the scene to a male casualty.
  • At 18.45 yesterday (19 May) firefighters were sent to a small fire in the open in Church Wood Drive, where they used one hose reel jet to tackle the incident.
  • At 18.48 yesterday (19 May) Crowborough firefighters were sent to at fire in the open at Hillrise, Crowborough, which transpired to be a false alarm with good intent.
  • At 19.00 yesterday (19 May) three appliances were sent to a property in Bohemy Fields, Hastings, due to a small fire in the cooker ventilation. No injuries and everyone account for.
  • At 19.17 yesterday (19 May) Newhaven firefighters were mobilised to a small tent fire, which they extinguished and made safe.
  • At 19.36 yesterday (19 May) Lewes firefighters were sent to a false alarm in West Rotten Rose, Lewes, due to a false alarm caused by cooking fumes.
  • At 20.09 yesterday (19 May) two Eastbourne appliances were sent to a property in Saffrons Road, Eastbourne, due to a small accidental fire in an office. The fire was extinguished and a Positive Pressure Ventilation Fan used to clear smoke from the building.
  • At 20.48 yesterday (19 May) Hastings firefighters were sent to a false alarm at a property in Station Approach, Hastings.
  • At 20.55 yesterday (19 May) crews were sent to a lift rescue in Robertson Terrace, Hastings.
  • At 21.03 yesterday (19 May) two appliances were sent to Falmer House University of Sussex, in Falmer, due to a reported bin fire, which was out on arrival. A Positive Pressure Ventilation Fan was used to clear smoke from the building.
  • At 21.43 yesterday (19 May) three appliances were sent to Silchester Road, in St Leonards, due to a small fire in a shop door. Firefighters used one hose reel jet to extinguish the fire.
  • At 22.00 yesterday (19 May) three appliances were sent to Seven Sisters Country Park, East Dean Road, Seaford, following reports of a car on its side. Firefighters released one casualty, who was treated at the scene by paramedics. Crews made the area safe.
  • At 22.33 yesterday (19 May) Eatbourne firefighters were sent to Walnut Walk, Polegate, which turned out to be a false alarm, caused by cigarette smoke.
  • At 00.21 this morning (20 May) two Hastings appliances were sent to Brunel Road, St Leonards, following reports of flooded electrics. A large bore water main had burst, causing land slide on a sloping bank and flooding six industrial units. Both Southern Water and UK Power Networks were requested to attend. The leaking water main was isolated by crews and incident left with Southern Water and UK Power Network to isolate the supplies to the properties.
  • At 00.39 this morning (20 May) Hastings firefighters were sent to a van fire in Wishing Tree Road, where firefighters wearing breathing apparatus tackled the fire using one hose reel jet and 1 in 7 foam.
  • At 3.28 this morning (20 May) Hastings firefighters were sent to Battle Road, in Hastings, due to a rubbish fire on the pavement. The crew made the area safe.
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