Chip shop fire in Southsea

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Mike Bailey, 28, left with, and Matt Lucas, 23, who helped save the injured man ''Picture by:  Malcolm Wells (180219-7042)

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FIREFIGHTERS are tackling a blaze at a fish and chip shop in Portsmouth.

Crews from Southsea, Cosham and Portchester fire stations were called to Deep Blue on Eastney Road at 3.52pm today.

The fire had started to spread to the second floor of the property.

It’s thought the fire began in one of the cookers.

Around 30 firefighters have tackled the fire using six sets of breathing apparatus.