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Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service will be able to practice using wall-piercing Ultra High Pressure Lances after striking a deal to use the former Prince Philip Barracks site in Bordon for training purposes

Ministry of Defence 'ghost town' the size of 2,000 football pitches becomes new training centre for Hampshire firefighters

Firefighters will be able to carry out exercises on a scale never before possible in the country         

Cove fire sees crews battling blaze in chapel during heatwave

Hampshire Fire and Rescue crews have been tackling the blaze at a property in Victoria Road

A331 crash: Two people taken to hospital following two-car collision between Tongham and Farnborough

The incident happened just before 3pm and closed the road for more than an hour

'Lucky' escape as car smashes into Fleet Chinese restaurant

A man was arrested on suspicion of driving while under the influence of alcohol after the two car crash at a busy crossroads

33 investigations into 'bad conditions' in privately rented Aldershot properties in just two months

Rushmoor Borough Council is continuing its crackdown on rogue landlords and poor conditions in privately rented properties with a special survey

Rushmoor fire station in special farewell to firefighter after 25 years' service

Crew manager Bob McCrudden first began working at the station in 1991

The remains of the living room after the fire in Florence Road, Fleet

Fleet house fire leaves living room destroyed

People are again warned not to try and tackle fires themselves after woman was lucky not to be injured in a house blaze

Vandals had set fire to three bins, a vending machine and tried to set fire to the ticket kiosk

Farnborough Main railway station 'arson attack' sees windows smashed and bins set on fire

Rushmoor fire station sent three engines to the incident, which happened at 3am on Tuesday morning

Police backs

Hampshire police officers hit by more payroll blunders

The Police Federation said officers have "little confidence" in their pay system

Fire service course 'challenges' youngsters and teaches new life skills

The Phoenix course, which replaces the Life Intervention Fire Education (LIFE) course, builds on teamwork and determination

Fire crews to be cut at Rushmoor, Odiham and Yateley fire stations as part of £12m cost-saving plans

Farnborough, Odiham and Yateley fire stations will all see reductions in personnel, while Rushmoor fire station will lose two of its three traditional fire engines

Aldershot road closed after fire at takeaway

Lower Farnham Road was closed after a fire caused by an electrical fault at Sizzling Wok takeaway

Person treated for smoke inhalation following suspected electrical fire in Aldershot

One person was treated by paramedics for smoke inhalation at Wingate Court in Aldershot on Friday

Rushmoor police and firefighters strengthen partnership with unusual fitness tests

One Farnborough PCSO 'pulled' a car along with his teeth as part of the #999banter competition

Fire crews rescue 60 venomous spiders from Basingstoke house fire

Firefighters in Basingstoke got a bit of a shock on Monday when turned up to put out a fire and ended up rescuing a bunch of spiders

Rushmoor Fire Station and Farnborough police go head-to-head in fitness challenge

The banter has been flying between the police and fire service this week as officers on both sides tried to outdo the others in fitness challenges

Hampshire fire service offers glimpse into the future as consultation approaches its conclusion

There is less than a week remaining to have your say on proposals for how Hampshire's fire service will operate in years to come

Firefighters battle flames at Farnborough airport in training exercise

Firefighters carried out a series of training exercises at the airport to prepare themselves for future emergencies

Sparks fly during the cable fire close to Fleet railway station. Picture by @Rushmoor02.

Sparks fly during cable fire at Fleet railway station

Rail operator says services were not delayed as the sparking was on the slow line heading away from London

Van fire in Aldershot is suspected arson, say police

Police are appealing for information after a van was destroyed and a nearby garage and fence damaged

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