Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service: incidents of interest

Incidents of interest

Incident date and time
21/12/2016 05:57
Incident Type
Commercial fire - Portsmouth
Description of Incident
Ten fire engines and an aerial ladder platform were called to Albert Road in Southsea, Portsmouth this morning (Wednesday 21 December 2016) to a fire in a dry cleaners. 
 
The ground floor of the mid-terrace property was destroyed by fire, with limited damage to the first floor flat and roof of the building. Crews used six jets, two hose reels and 46 breathing apparatus to tackle the blaze and prevented it from affecting neighbouring shops and flats. 
 
No one was thought to be in the building at the time of the fire and there are no reports of any casualties. The stop message was received at 09:36. 
 
A fire investigation will take place into the cause of the blaze over the coming days.
Albert Road
Portsmouth
Portsmouth
PO4 0JW
United Kingdom