Blanket and rubbish fires

30 Battery 16 Regiment Royal Artillery lead the annual St Georges Day parade through Emsworth town centre. Picture Ian Hargreaves (180463-23)

IN PICTURES: St George’s Day parade in Emsworth

Have your say

FIRE services were called to a flat in Gosport when a blanket caught light.

Two pumps from Gosport went to the property in Brockhurst Road at 8pm on Saturday. They contained the fire by 9pm and the occupier, a gentleman, was not hurt.

Also on Saturday night, at 7.15pm, the small fires vehicle from Southsea fire station went to a rubbish fire on Stanley Road, which was quickly extinguished.