Car catches fire at hotel

The bomb squad dealing with a suspicious item in Stanhope Road

Police say man arrested after ‘suspicious object’ found in Stanhope Road student halls in Portsmouth is held under the Explosives Act

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FIREFIGHTERS put out a blazing car outside the Queen’s Hotel.

Southsea fire crews were called to the hotel, in Osborne Road, at around 5am on Saturday. They stayed on scene for around an hour as a precaution after the car’s fuel tank had split.