Monday, 30 April 2012

Blustery weather results in call-outs for Fire Service

The windy, blustery weather resulted in call-outs for the Fire Service over the weekend.

Torrential rain and winds caused scaffolding to come loose at Saint Mary’s Hall School, Eastern Road, Kemp Town, Brighton, on Saturday (28th April) afternoon at 2.02pm.

Roedean firefighters ensured that the scaffolding company was contacted and made the area safe.

Meanwhile, at 3.21pm the same afternoon it was reported that scaffolding had come loose at Roedean Prep School, Eastern Road, Kemp Town, Brighton, and crews ensured that the area was made safe for the public.

Later the same day at 9.03pm Brighton firefighters were called out to reports of a dangerous structure, believed to be metal, on the roof of the Giraffe Restaurant, North Road, Brighton. Firefighters ensured the building was made safe for visitors at the restaurant.

The following day Brighton and Hove firefighters were called to Granville Road, in Hove, at 10.21am where part of a roof was reported hanging over the pavement. Crews were there for an hour and used the Aerial Ladder Platform to make the roof safe and also placed sheeting on the roof of the property.

A call was made to East Sussex Fire & Rescue Service Mobilising and Communications Centre reporting a fallen tree in Brighton, which had been blown over by the strong winds across a driveway, in Harrington Road at 10.32am.

Meanwhile, Hastings firefighters gave advice after being called to the Harrow Inn, The Ridge, St Leonards, on Sunday (29th April) at 10.44am following reports of flooding.

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