Monday, 9 July 2012

Weekend round-up


A27 crash

Lewes firefighters were called to a three-vehicle collision along the A27 at the weekend.

A fire engine was sent to the incident at Selmeston at 12.46pm Saturday (7th July) and an ambulance attended.

Firefighters managed to collect around two gallons of leaking petrol to protect the surrounding environment in a piece of equipment called a ‘pop up pool’. The Highways Agency was contacted to collect this and dispose of the petrol safely.

Rubbish fire

Eastbourne firefighters were called to a secondary fire within a derelict building in Hampden Park.

Two fire engines were sent to Cosmetica Manufacturing, in Faraday Close, on Saturday (7thJuly) at 5.48pm.

They were there until 6.08pm tackling the deliberate fire with one hose reel jet.


Eastbourne Road Traffic Collision

Eastbourne firefighters attended a road traffic collision in Seaside, Central Eastbourne, on Saturday (7th July) at 6.33pm. Police and paramedics also attended the collision involving one vehicle and a pedestrian. One person was taken to hospital via ambulance.

Casualty cut free from car

Barcombe and Lewes firefighters worked alongside West Sussex crews at a serious road traffic collision involving one vehicle.

The emergency services were contacted after one person became trapped in a car along North Common Road, North Chailey, on Sunday (8th July) at 1.01am.

The casualty was cut free from the wreckage after crews stabilised the vehicle. A doctor was at the scene.

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