Fire crew called to church bench fire in Fareham

FIRE FIGHTERS were called to a blaze in Fareham last night, '“ only to discover that the fire had been put out by a heroic stranger.

Wednesday, 23rd May 2018, 7:00 am
Updated Friday, 8th June 2018, 8:42 am

The team received a call to a bench fire outside of St Columba Church on Hillson Drive.

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The call was received just after 7pm and one appliance attended the scene.

The fire is thought to have been caused by children melting plastic by the bench.

A stranger managed to put the fire out, so the crew were called as a precaution and did not need to take any further action.