FIREFIGHTERS were called to a block of a flats after a candle set light to curtains.
Four units from Southsea fire station and three from Cosham were called to Omega House in Omega Street, Somers Town.
A candle had set fire to curtains in a flat but the fire was out on the crew’s arrival at around 5.45pm today.
A smoke alarm alerted the people in the flat to the fire.
Firefighters are reminding people to test their smoke alarms.
They left the scene after about half an hour.