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Weekend incident round-up 2nd and 3rd November

Date : 04 November 2019


Over the stormy weekend, East Sussex Fire and Rescue had a very busy Saturday attending 49 incidents relating to dangerous structures and flooding across East Sussex.

Other incidents


Saturday 2nd November

  • At 10:45, firefighters from Brighton and Lewes attended Churchill Square, Brighton following reports of persons shut in a lift.  Crews released one person.          
  • At 11:27, firefighters from Battle and Crowborough attended Burgh Hill, Etchingham to carry out an animal rescue.  Crews rescued a horse who was stuck in a ditch.        
  • At 14:16, firefighters from Crowborough, Battle, Lewes and Burwash carried out a water rescue on Piccadilly Lane, Mayfield.  Crews rescued one person and a dog from water.             
  • At 15:54, firefighters from Heathfield attended an RTC on High Street, Heathfield.  No persons trapped and crews made the scene safe.
  • At 17:08, firefighters from Heathfield attended an RTC on Street End Lane, Heathfield.  One car had left the road.  No persons were trapped and crews made the scene safe. 
  • At 17:18, firefighters from The Ridge and Hastings attended a garage fire on Clyde Road, St Leonards.  Crews used fire buckets to extinguish the fire. 
  • At 18:01, firefighters from Heathfield attended A265 Cross in Hand following reports of a car stuck in flood water.  Crews moved the car to safety.        
  • At 21:09, Eastbourne firefighters attended an RTC involving two vehicles at the Polegate Bypass, Polegate.  No persons were trapped and crews made the scene safe.       

Sunday 3rd November

  • At 02:42, Rye firefighters attended a car fire on Wish Street, Rye.  Crews used one Breathing Apparatus and 1 in 7 foam to extinguish the fire. 
  • At 06:56, firefighters from Uckfield and Eastbourne attended a garage on A22 Golden Cross, Chiddingly following reports of signage on fire.  Crews used one Hose Reel Jet to extinguish the fire.      
  • At 15:43, firefighters from Crowborough and Uckfield attended a supermarket on Pine Grove, Crowborough following reports of persons shut in a lift.  Crews released three people.           
  • At 20:48, Eastbourne firefighters attended a fire in the open on Sorrel Drive, Eastbourne.  Crews used one Hose Reel to extinguish the fire. 
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