Aug 05, 2019 64071FB9-167D-4863-8F16-92AAD02C2E9B
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  Images: @l3uddz Hampshire Fire and Rescue say more than 75 firefighters from across Hampshire, Dorset, Wiltshire and Berkshire tried to bring a huge blaze involving thatch at four properties in Sutton Scotney under control. They’ve described it as a “long afternoon and a great team effort.” Teams were called just before 1.20pm. Four appliances […]

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Apr 17, 2017 Fire Warning
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  With no apparent break in the good weather until at least next Monday (24 April), and with many still on an Easter holiday break, firefighters are renewing a fire warning appeal for people to stay safe while enjoying the sunshine. The warm weather has seen a spike in fires in the open. A blaze […]

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Apr 05, 2017 role model
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  Hampshire’s first female assistant fire chief says she feels “privileged” to be blazing a trail for women in the service and will strive to be a role model for the firefighters of tomorrow. The 38-year-old former head of Knowledge Management for Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service – Shantha Dickinson – will use the array […]

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Dec 15, 2016 Fleet fire
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  (UPDATED) Emergency services from Hampshire and Surrey spent most of last night at Fleet Services on the M3 to deal with a large fire in the southbound services complex. The blaze broke out in a restaurant on the southbound side of the M3 towards Winchester. At one point the entire southbound carriageway was closed […]

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Aug 22, 2013 PIC Fire Hatherley 1
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Some seven hours after crews were called out, our pictures show the Hatherley Road fire aftermath – an aerial ladder from Basingstoke helps a fireman on the ground stop little pockets of fire from breaking out again. You can see from the picture above that the heat from the fire was so high that the plastic melted […]

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