A BARBECUE in a bin sparked an alert at Southsea Common.
Southsea fire station sent its small fires vehicle at 4.05pm.
The crew used a hose reel to put out the blaze.
The barbecue was disposed of properly in a special bin.
Later a crew went to an oven fire in a flat in Furze Lane.
Neighbours called the fire service after food had been left cooking unattended in a oven.
A crew from Gosport went to an automatic fire alarm at Agnew House, in St Vincent Road, Gosport, at 9.30pm.