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Two treated for smoke inhalation after fire at flats

Firefighters called to Aldershot flats after reports of a fire which led to one occupant being hospitalised for smoke inhalation

Firefighter's 'dedicated commitment' over 50 years' service

Martyn Long, now aged 67, saw the aftermath of the Great Storm of 1987 and was inside Winchester Guildhall when "the roof just caved in" in 1969

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Retained firefighters needed in Fleet

"Ordinary people doing an extraordinary job" - that's how Fleet fire station manager Paul Robson described being a retained firefighter

Woman cut free from vehicle in pub car park after crash

The woman, aged in her 40s, was taken to St George's Hospital in Tooting suffering from neck pain


Church Crookham sudden death 'not suspicious'

Emergency services went to a private address to deal with a fatality which was "not suspicious"

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Firefighters' response times per county revealed

Firefighters in Surrey, Hampshire and Berkshire are slightly slower to reach the scene of an incident than the national average

Wet weather warning after car slid off 'notorious' road

Police closed a road near Church Crookham after a silver car skidded off and ended up in undergrowth 

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Woman talked down from bridge over dual carriageway

Police and the fire service were involved in the rescue of a woman spotted on the wrong side of the safety railings on a bridge over the A331

Hundreds of tonnes of wood chippings go up in flames

Firefighters rushed to extinguish a huge blaze at Eversley Haulage Park, which saw 500 tonnes of wood chippings catch on fire

Police move into Eastleigh fire service base in office-share move

The move is hoped to save £500k for Hampshire Constabulary

Second arson attack on Aldershot pub

The vacant Lord Campbell pub, in Aldershot, has been targeted by arsonists again. This time the blaze destroyed the roof.

Hawley flats still out of bounds for residents after massive fire

Flats still unsafe and smelly after fire caused roof of two top-floor homes to cave in

Firefighters from Farnborough were called to the blaze in Cove in the early hours of Wednesday morning

Firefighters to strike for eight days in a row

The county's firefighters are due to strike for eight days in a row as part of a long-running dispute with the government over pensions


Police investigate arson following fire at Aldershot flats

Residents were evacuated from the High Street building in the early hours of Saturday

Aldershot basement fire could have been arson

Fire in basement of block of flats at 3.40am could have been started deliberately and is being investigated

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Man taken to hospital after car collides with tree in Fleet

Around ten firefighters helped to remove injured man from vehicle and road was closed for several hours

Retail park stores evacuated in methane gas alert

Fire crews were at the scene in Farnborough for three hours on Thursday afternoon, but no methane was detected

Fire crews tackle the blaze in Priory Street

Man injured in workshop fire 'in fairly good spirits', wife says

The wife of Martin Fagg, who was injured in a blaze at a workshop in Farnborough, has spoken of her relief that he is recovering well in hospital

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Man detained after night time flat fire

A man has been arrested on suspicion of arson and detained under the Mental Health Act after setting fire to a kitchen in Fleet

Signs of squatters at pub outbuildings destroyed by inferno

Firefighters investigating blaze in buildings behind vacant Lord Campbell pub in Aldershot find evidence of drug use and human excrement


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