Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service: incidents of interest

Incidents of interest

Incident date and time
08/08/2018 12:43
Incident Type
Over 30 firefighters tackle large house blaze in Portsmouth leaving eight homes damaged
Description of Incident
Crews from Southsea, Cosham, Portchester, Havant and St Mary's have tackled a fire in a terraced house property in Hilsea, Portsmouth. 
 
The fire spread internally through the house seriously damaging three properties. The fire was very hard to contain and unfortunately fire and smoke also spread through the roof space and damaged eight properties in total. 
 
No one was injured during the incident and all residents were accounted for. One residents West Highland Terrier was treated by our animal rescue specialist, having suffered several burns and is now in the care of a vet. 
 
Crews tackled the fire with 12 sets of breathing apparatus, 3 jets, 6 hose reels and St Mary's aerial ladder platform to help tackle the fire spread in the roof space. 
 
The cause of the fire is still to be investigated.   
 
The stop message was at 15:08.
Anchorage Road
Portsmouth
Portsmouth
PO3 5QD
United Kingdom