Plastic bottle is set alight

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FIRE crews were called after a plastic bottle containing flammable liquid was set alight at the bottom of a chalk pit in Paulsgrove, Portsmouth.

Firefighters from Cosham put out the flames off Lime Grove with a bucket of water after they were called out by police at 6.15pm yesterday.