70 firefighters tackle blaze in Hampshire

Daily Echo: 70 firefighters tackle major blaze in Hampshire 70 firefighters tackle major blaze in Hampshire

UP to 70 firefighters tackled a major blaze at an industrial unit in Hampshire today.

Crews from across the county were called to the fire in the early hours of this morning.

The alarm was raised just after 1.30am.

Daily Echo:

Around 70 firefighters were called to the scene in a range of what are described as “light industrial units” at Dradfield Lane, Soberton Heath.

The units and seven vehicles have been completely destroyed.

Daily Echo:

The crews called oout were from Wickham, Droxford, Bishops Waltham, Fareham, Cosham, Havant, Eastleigh, Botley, Lyndhurst, Alton, Romsey, Hightown, Southsea, Petersfield, Portchester and Beaulieu.

Daily Echo:

An investigation is today underway into the cause of the blaze which was put out by 6am.

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11:03am Sun 13 Jul 14

southy says...

The crews called otu were from Wickham, Droxford, Bishops Waltham, Fareham, Cosham, Havant, Eastleigh, Botley, Lyndhurst, Alton, Romsey, Hightown, Southsea, Petersfield, Portchester and Beaulieu.

This is proving that the Fire service as been slim back way to far having to call in crews so far a feild, what are they going to do when 2 major fires at the same time they are not going to be able to cover both.
The crews called otu were from Wickham, Droxford, Bishops Waltham, Fareham, Cosham, Havant, Eastleigh, Botley, Lyndhurst, Alton, Romsey, Hightown, Southsea, Petersfield, Portchester and Beaulieu. This is proving that the Fire service as been slim back way to far having to call in crews so far a feild, what are they going to do when 2 major fires at the same time they are not going to be able to cover both. southy
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11:44am Sun 13 Jul 14

SolentColbran says...

If businesses have correct plans in place they will be able to carry on. If not then maybe they'll learn something for next time. I don't understand why this needs to be covered in such great depth.
If businesses have correct plans in place they will be able to carry on. If not then maybe they'll learn something for next time. I don't understand why this needs to be covered in such great depth. SolentColbran
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