Chip pan fire at block of flats

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FIRE crews were called to a chip pan fire at a high rise block of flats in Southsea.

The alarm was raised at 4.33pm this afternoon to reports of a fire at Omega House in Omega Street.

Crews from Southsea, Fareham, Portchester and Hayling Island were sent to the scene.

A spokesman for the fire service said a high rise fire procedure was put in place as a precaution.

The male occupant of the property was treated by ambulance crews at the scene but did not require hospital treatment.

Fire fighters used a blowing fan to put the fire out.

The scene was clear by 5.15pm.