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FIREFIGHTERS were kept busy with several fires out in the open.

The first incident for the Southsea crew was at 2.50am on Sunday.

They were called to a fire in bushes near The George pub on Portsdown Hill.

At 6.30am a pile of rubbish was set ablaze on Clarence Esplanade.

And at 7.15am another pile of rubbish was set alight in Southampton Road, Cosham.