Weekend incident round-up 2nd and 3rd November
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.
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.