Brighton and Hove fire crews tackle more flooding over weekend

Posted On 27 Jun 2016 at 5:53 pm

Fire crews from Brighton and Hove were called out to tackle more flooding at the weekend.

East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said: “At 1.39pm yesterday (Sunday 26 June) Hove firefighters isolated the electricity supply following flooding at a property in Northease Drive, Hove.

“At 7.26pm yesterday Roedean firefighters were sent to flooding at a property in Montague Street, in Brighton, but no action was required.”

Firefighters also dealt with a couple of small fires and the aftermath of a crash.

The fire service said: “At 3.50pm yesterday three appliances from Roedean and Brighton, including the aerial ladder platform, were mobilised to New Steine, in Brighton, following reports of a small fire in the entrance of a property.

“The accidental fire was extinguished using one hose reel and crews spent time cutting away to ensure that there were no pockets of fire.

“At 7.56pm yesterday appliances from Brighton and Hove were sent to Belfast Street, in Hove, after smoke was reported being emitted from a building.

“Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used one hose reel to tackle the small kitchen fire.

“At 4.01pm yesterday Hove firefighters were sent to Second Avenue, in Hove, following reports of a road traffic collision. However, no action was required by the service but they made the area safe.”

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