Hearth fire blamed for Portsmouth home blaze

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FIREFIGHTERS were called to a home after a blocked chimney caught light from a fire in the hearth.

Two crews were called to the incident in Chatsworth Avenue, Cosham, at 4pm yesterday. No-one was hurt.

Firefighters would like to remind people to ensure their chimney is properly maintained and cleaned.