Arson investigated at Chichester waste depot

Crews tackle the fire at Browndown, in Gosport, which has left land visibly blackened and scorched. Picture: Portchester Fire Station on Twitter (@Portchester28)

Firefighters battle 300m heath fire at Browndown in Alver Valley in Gosport 

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ARSON is being investigated after a fire at a waste depot.

Three fire engines went to tackle the blaze at the depot off the A27 at Chichester.

A portable cabin, measuring 5m by 20m, was destroyed. The fire started at about 7pm on Tuesday and firefighters were there until 8.30pm.