Incidents of interest


23/05/2023 5:24pm


United Kingdom

Crews tackled tumble dryer blaze in Portsmouth high-rise student block

Firefighters from, Southsea, Cosham, Havant, Fareham, Emsworth, Gosport, Portchester, and Eastleigh were called shortly before 5:30pm on Tuesday evening, after a fire broke out at Catherine House in Portsmouth.

With the fire contained within the ground-floor laundry room of the 14-floor building, two firefighters wearing sets of breathing apparatus extinguished the blaze using a hose reel jet.

No evacuations were required from the building or surrounding area.

The stop message was received at 6pm.

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