Date: 1st April, 2019
Description: At 03:15 Hampshire fire control took a 999 call to reports of black smoke inside of a property. They immediately mobilised fire engines from Fordingbridge and Cranborne. On arrival the crews confirmed that one room was well alight and got to work with one high pressure hose reel and was preparing breathing apparatus crews. 2 adults and 5 dogs self rescued before the arrival of the fire service and were checked over by the ambulance service. The fire was fully extinguished by using 4 breathing apparatus, 2 high pressure hose reel jets, 1 covering jet and one safety jet. The British Red Cross emergency response team based in Bournemouth also attended and provided support to the occupants.
Location: Birchwood Drive, Alderholt, Fordingbridge, UK