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Firefighters called to kitchen fire in Blackwater

Firefighters were called to a house in Lowlands Road where a kitchen fire had broken out 

Eyewitnesses recount dramatic blaze on Yateley Common

A vast swathe of common land was left 'blackened and scarred' following a fierce blaze on Friday afternoon (March 6)


Large fire on Yateley Common tackled by fire crews

The fire started on Friday morning and was attended by firefighters from Rushmoor and Yateley

Man 'severely injured' after being hit by a train in Fleet

Emergency services were called to Fleet railway station and a man was rushed to hospital

Plane makes emergency landing at Farnborough after electrical fault

30 firefighters were on standby after a light aircraft was diverted to Farnborough Airport on Wednesday (February 4)

Woman dies from injuries sustained in kitchen fire

Elderly woman whose clothes caught fire in her kitchen dies in hospital, as others are warned to be careful while cooking

Woman suffered burns after clothes caught fire in kitchen

Hampshire Fire and Rescue issued a warning for people to be careful when cooking after the incident in Yateley

Yateley house fire may have been started by tumble dryer

Neighbours had to be evacuated from Clover Lane, in Yateley, on Monday night after a ferocious fire broke out at a house

Man arrested after suspected arson destroys derelict farmhouse

A 20-year-old man was arrested on Monday on suspicion of arson and bailed until February 11 pending further police enquiries.

Firefighter calls for driver caution in 'rant' after Yateley smash

"Don't let this be you" warns fire station watch manager after woman's car is "catapulted backwards" in three-car collision

Community rallies to support fire stricken family

Hundreds of people have already pledged to support Sarah Ball and her family after their belongings were destroyed in a house fire on Tuesday

Calls for public to have their say on future of fire service in Hampshire

The fire authority has been tasked with making savings of £12 million during the next four years and a further £3m by 2020

Fire service joins with commercial partner to cut costs

Partnership with Infographics UK comes as pressure is put on fire service to achieve more with fewer resources

Four-day strike for Hampshire firefighters over pensions row

Firefighters walk out of north-east Hampshire stations for four days as row over pensions rolls on

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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"

Surrey Fire and Rescue Service

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


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