HOMEOWNERS enjoying barbecues in the sunshine are being warned not to leave them unattended.
Firefighters from Gosport fire station were called to a house in Lidden Court after a barbecue left unattended started a fire.
It happened at 7.40pm on Saturday.
A spokesman for the station said the homeowners had gone out and had not doused the coals.
He urged barbecue users not to leave them unattended.