Firefighters kept busy with car fires and stuck children

Fire & Rescue News.
Fire & Rescue News.

It was a busy overnight shift for firefighters in 1066 country with cars on fire, children stuck on fences and people trapped because of a burning house.

East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service were mobilised to Quarry Road, Hastings, following reports of people trapped inside a property because of a fire at around 4.40am this morning (Friday, July 15).

Four appliances from Hastings and Bexhill, including the aerial ladder platform, were sent and on arrival, everyone was accounted for.

Crews wearing breathing apparatus tackled the fire using one hose reel jet and 1-in-7 foam.

A Positive Pressure Ventilation Fan was used to blow smoke from the building.

Bexhill and Battle firefighters were then sent to Buckhurst Road, Bexhill, after reports of two cars on fire in a basement at 4.50am.

Crews wearing breathing apparatus used one hose reel and 1-in-7 foam to put out the fires.

Yesterday (Thursday, July 14), fire crews from Hastings were sent to Bembrook Road to rescue a child stuck on a fence at around 6.40pm.

The crew used a triple extension ladder to rescue the child.

Ten minutes later, Rye firefighters were mobilised to Cliff End Lane, Pett Level, after reports of an oven fire.

No action was required by the crews.

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