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Cuts a threat to fire service's future, says former firefighter

An ex-firefighter has warned proposed cuts to the fire service would result in a worse service for the public

Blackbushe plane issued 'warning signals' moments before crash

The plane that crashed at Blackbushe Airport on Friday (July 31) broadcast six warning signals before slamming into the nearby British Car Auctions site

Odiham Fire Show's big return with more than 100 exhibits

Firefighters from across north east Hampshire put on a show for young and old alike at the annual show in Odiham over Saturday and Sunday

M3 fire: Fireball causes rush hour motorway delays

A passing motorist captured dramatic footage of the fire that caused delays for morning motorway users

Yateley Common fire was 'started deliberately' police say

Police appeal for information on a man seen fleeing the area after the fires began in Yateley Common

Two rescued from cars after heavy dual carriageway collision

A man and a woman had to be cut from their cars after they became crushed together in a crash on the A331

Yateley Common burns again as firefighters tackle wildfire

People urged to take care as yet another fire is tackled on Yateley Common on Sunday

Last bride married at All Saint's Church before it was destroyed by fire speaks of devastation

Mary Cantle married Richard Sansom two days before a blaze left the Grade II listed building in Church Road destroyed


Fleet church fire: Teenager bailed as second boy arrested

An eyewitness has recalled seeing a "group of little girls in black leotards" from a ballet class being evacuated from the church buildings

Fleet people 'heartbroken' at loss of church after fire

Fire ripped through Fleet's All Saints Church on Monday evening, leaving Fleet residents without a church they have worshipped at for decades


Fleet's All Saints Church is devastated by fire

Five fire crews tackled the blaze at All Saints Church for several hours as members of congregation watched on in tears

Fire that destroyed car 'not accidental'

Firefighters attended a fire that destroyed a car in Eversley on Monday morning and suspect arson could be to blame

Call to merge fire services in bid to halt further cuts and prevent staff shortages

A union spokesman said the only way forward was for the four fire services to work together as one larger organisation

Fire destroys family home in Church Crookham

After flames ripped through their home, the family are staying in a hotel but thanked the community for the outpouring of support since the fire

Firefighters tackle two fires in a day at Yateley Common

Some residents 'agitated' as crew twice called to large areas of heathland engulfed by flames at the weekend

Fire crew issues safety plea after man suffers 'flash burns' from bonfire

Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service is urging people not to hold bonfires at home after a man suffered serious burns when pouring an accelerant on one in his garden

Youngsters become firefighting heroes at open day

Rushmoor fire station invited the public in to see the impressive equipment the service has, as well as to dunk the crew in water for charity

'Deliberate' blaze near Aldershot grassland

The fire at Caesar's Camp was said to be half the size of a football pitch

Fire crews bravely removed roof tiles at Blackwater home blaze

A smoke alarm alerted the homeowners who were uninjured, while the cause of the blaze is under investigation

Firefighters given heroes' welcome after Nepal efforts ahead of second earthquake

Hampshire fire and rescue team rebuilt a hospital during their time in Nepal, which was struck by another severe earthquake on Tuesday morning



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