Category: A&E

Reports on accidents and other local emergencies

Eastleigh Firefighter honoured

An Eastleigh Firefighter has been awarded a ‘top gong’ in the New Years Honours List. Peter Crook has been awarded the Queen’s Fire Service Medal in the New Year’s Honours list, in recognition of his outstanding contribution to international search and rescue during his 32 year career with Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service. The Queen’s…

100 firefighters tackle hospital blaze

Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service have told how over 100 firefighters successfully fought a ferocious a fire at the Royal Hampshire County Hospital in Winchester. Although they succeeded in preventing the blaze from spreading there are fears that the £800,000 MRI scanner at the Winchester and Eastleigh Health Care Trust’s flagship hospital has been destroyed. Crews from…

Fire at Heinz Burt close

At 19:24 yesterday evening  Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service was alerted to a fire at Heinz Burts Close . The fire was located on the first floor of a three story residential building which fronted Leigh Road. Control operators mobilised two fire appliances from Eastleigh. A total of 9 firefighters quickly brought the fire under…

Queens award for Eastleigh rescue group

A group of Eastleigh based search and rescue volunteers have received The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, the MBE for groups of volunteers who work in their local community for the benefit of others. Hampshire Search and rescue, who operate from Hampshire Constabulary’s Support and Training Headquarters at Netley provide 24/7 assistance to the Police…

Workshop blaze sparks gas cylinder alert

Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service attended a huge blaze at workshop in Hedge End yesterday. The fire produced a column of smoke could be seen from Southampton Control operators mobilised fire appliances from Hightown, St Mary’s and Eastleigh together with the Special Equipment Unit from St Mary’s, the Incident Command Unit from Service Headquarters in…

Fox in a fix at Fareham

Firefighter Tom Maslin grabs trapped Fox cub

Yesterday Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service was alerted to assist in an animal rescue in the Heathfield area of Fareham. Control operators mobilised Animal Rescue Specialist Buster Brown to the scene On arrival Buster advised: ‘ I was called today to investigate a puppy which had fallen into a storm drain as one of the…

NUTS!!

Nuts on roundabout

Driving around the streets of Eastleigh Town is hard enough with heavy lorries and busses coming at you from every angle and with increased traffic levels the last thing drivers need is the additional problem of nuts being allowed on the road. Well that’s just what drivers got today, thousands of them.!! At around 2.50pm…