Bin blaze on common

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FIREFIGHTERS were called to Southsea Common yesterday to put out a fire in a bin.

A crew from Southsea fire station went to deal with the blaze near the skatepark at 6.30pm.

A crew member from the station said the blaze started after someone put a used disposable barbecue in the bin.

They used buckets of water to extinguish the fire.