Chimney fires and car crashes attended by West Sussex firefighters

INCIDENTS attended by West Sussex firefighters at the end of last week and over the weekend include:

Friday, February 17, 9.30am to 9.59am:

A283 Washington, east of Washington roundabout – car in ditch, nobody trapped, woman and baby released before arrival of firefighters. Scene made safe. Crews from Storrington, Steyning and Worthing in attendance.

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Friday, February 17, 1.35pm to 1.57pm:

Nursery land off Dappers Lane, Angmering – unattended bonfire. Crew from East Preston extinguished bonfire and gave advice to land owner.

Friday, February 17, 7.33pm to 7.53pm:

Steyning High Street – large bin fire extinguished by firefighters. Arsonists blamed. Police and crew from Steyning in attendance.

Saturday, February 18, 9:50am to 10:15am:

Rookwood Road, West Wittering – one car crashed in to tree, nobody trapped, two people taken to hospital by ambulance. Incident left with police, crew from East Wittering in attendance.

Saturday, February 18, 1.16pm to 2.10pm:

House in Canada Grove, Bognor – small fire in roof space of house extinguished by firefighters. Ladder and small tools used to assist in damping down and cutting away of affected areas, thermal imaging camera used to inspect for hot areas. Two crews from Bognor in attendance.

Saturday, February 18, 7.09pm to 7.32pm:

House in Goodwood Close, Midhurst – chimney fire. Chimney equipment used by Midhurst crew.

Saturday, February 18, 7.27pm to 7.59pm:

House in Poling Street, Poling – chimney fire. Chimney equipment used by Arundel crew.

Sunday, February 19, 4.22pm to 5.15pm:

Michelgrove Lane, Patching – single storey outbuilding off Michelgrove Lane, destroyed by fire. Accidental, two crews from Worthing in attendance.

Sunday, February 19, 6.35pm to 8.15pm:

Downland Avenue, Southwick – 13kg butane gas cylinder at rear of house involved in fire. Cylinder vented and blaze extinguished by firefighters. Crews from Shoreham and Hove in attendance.

Sunday, February 19, 6.48pm to 7.13pm:

Bungalow in Angmering Way, Rustington – fire in kitchen, out on arrival of firefighters. Removal and ventilation with PPV fan. Elderly woman treated at the scene by ambulance paramedics and taken to hospital. Crew from East Preston in attendance.

All information is provided by West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service.