Uckfield firefighters attend five collisions in a fortnight

Uckfield firefighters have attended five collisions on East Sussex roads in the past fortnight. They have also dealt with a tumble dryer fire and the aftermath of storm Angus.fire_modern_engine

Crew manager Steve Ramsey lists calls attended here:

Wednesday, November 16 – An early evening call to an road traffic collision in Fletching was dealt with by crews.

Friday, November 18 – A tumble dryer fire challenged both an Uckfield and Lewes crew in North Chailey.

Sunday, November 20 – In the aftermath of storm Angus a few properties were damaged and a property was affected by flooding in High Hurstwood.

Tuesday, November 22 – A challenging road traffic collision in Blackboys where a vehicle went into a building. Specialist crews were also sent to incident.

Wednesday, November 23 – Crews assisted police on a special service call.

Thursday, November 24 – A road traffic collision which Uckfield and Crowborough attended.

Sunday, November 27  – Another road traffic collision this time on the A22 where persons were trapped. More on this here.

Monday, November 28 – An automatic fire alarm and a standby move to Crowborough was the calls of the day.

Wednesday, November 30 – A ‘persons reported fire’ – where somebody could be trapped – at a large property in Danehill where several appliances attended and a tumble dryer fire was dealt with.

Thursday, December 1 – an early morning accidental activation of a smoke cloak was dealt with in Uckfield then later a small fire in a stables with promptly tackled. Also an RTC in Crowborough was attened by Uckfield.

Crews have also attended calls to fire alarms sounding in Uckfield, Heathfield, Buxted, and Mayfield.

Uckfield firefighters will be at late night shopping tonight and don’t forget the Uckfield Fire Station Christmas present drop opens on Monday (December 5). Read more here: Uckfield firefighters to help Santa deliver presents.

• Home safety visits, designed to raise awareness of safety matters in the home, are always available across the local communities. These visits include the fitting of free smoke alarms where required, and are undertaken by firefighters from your local fire station. Please feel free to visit the station for advice and to request a home safety visit.

For free home safety advice ring 0800 177 7069 or read more on the Home Safety Visits page of the East Sussex Fire & Rescue Service website.

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