People are being warned of the dangers of chip pan fires as the nation celebrates its favourite food.
A coroner says that sprinklers should be fitted to all high-rise buildings of more than 30m after the death of two firemen in Southampton.
Three children are in hospital suffering from smoke inhalation after a fire broke out on a bus on a school trip.
A neighbour alerted a man to a fire at his flat which broke out on Hinton Road in Bournemouth early this morning.
He had taken out the batteries of his smoke alarm because it kept beeping.
The man has been treated for breathing in smoke.
The fire started in the kitchen of the third floor flat, of which has suffered 50% smoke damage.
The man rescued from the balcony of a burning Winchester building has praised the Hampshire fire crews for their life-saving actions. 24 year old, Alex Mutulescu, was awoken by the sound of a smoke alarm when fire broke out in the terraced building in Jewry Street yesterday afternoon.
He ran to the communal landing of the flats where he found smoke pouring from the doorway of the neighbouring flat. Unable to escape down the building's staircase, his only option was to clamber on to the balcony of his flat and call 999.
He said: "The fire engines were here so quickly. In a couple of minutes they were outside my flat and had put up a ladder. They helped bring me down and away from the fire. I am so grateful for their actions and want to send my thanks to the crews who got there so quickly and saved my life."
An office worker has praised Hampshire Fire & Rescue Service for their quick response to a fire at a building in Jewry Street in Winchester.
Renita Johal said: "I was sitting at my desk and heard glass break outside. I looked out and saw the flames in the window. I called 999 immediately.
"Fire kept growing and we could feel the heat in the office. Fire brigade were here so quickly, they did great- a very well done to them!"
Three people have been rescued from a fire at a house in Hythe after their house was not fitted with smoke alarms.
Control operators received the emergency call at 10:03 and mobilised three crews.
Officer in charge Group Manager Dan Tasker said, "The property was not fitted with smoke detectors so there was no early warning of fire. This could have been much worse and quite possibly fatal for the three people we managed to rescue. "
The fire started in the rear of the property and an investigation will determine the cause.
All three casualties suffered smoke inhalation and were handed over to South Central Ambulance Service.
All people accounted for in #Winchester Jewry St fire, crews now using breathing apparatus, 2 jets and a hose reel to extinguish blaze
We are currently attending fire in building in centre of #Winchester, currently 5 pumps in attendance and our aerial ladder platform
Firefighters are tackling a building fire in Winchester's Jewry Street. The road is closed between St Georges Street and City Road.
Five pumps are in attendance as crews try to put the blaze out.
10 fire engines and two aerial ladders were used to tackle a fire at Portsmouth dockyard late last night. The fire was in the roof and the first floor of a two-storey building.