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Road and cooking safety reminders

Date : 09 May 2019

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East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service is reminding people to keep their eyes on their cooking and the road.

At 16:54 on 8 May 2019, we attended a property on Furze Hill in Hove. The fire alarm was sounding and it was confirmed a pan of food had been left on hob.

At 17:48, Rye and The Ridge crews attended a property on Udimore Road, Rye. Food had over-heated but there was no fire. Crews ventilated the property.

While at the scene, they also assisted a neighbour who needed first aid after suffering a suspected heart attack. They looked after him until the ambulance arrived. 

At 03:00, fire crews from Lewes and Preston Curcis attended St Annes Crescent, Lewes. There was a fire in a kitchen which was out on arrival. Two people were suffering from smoke inhalation.

Road safety is also being highlighted after a number of incidents:

At 17:05 on 8 May, crews from Roeden and Seaford attended the scene of a road traffic collision on Whitehawk Road, Brighton. One motor cycle and one car was involved. No-one was trapped. The scene was made safe and handed over to police.

At 20:41, crews from Hove attended the High Street, Shoreham in West Sussex. A bus had collided with a bus shelter. No-one was on board the bus and crews made the scene safe before handing over to Arun District Council.

At 22:18, crews from Preston Circus, Roedean and Lewes attended Nutley Avenue, Brighton. A car had gone into building. No persons were trapped but there was a smell of gas. The building was checked by Technical Rescue Unit crew and a gas detector used. Building Control were requested and the incident was handed over to Police

At 00:38 on 9 May 2019, Preston Circus attended Brunswick Road, Hove following reports of a taxi alight. One hose reel jet and one breathing apparatus was used.


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