Cigarettes start fire at Port Solent

SMOKING cigarette butts sparked an emergency.

Saturday, 27th August 2016, 7:36 am
Updated Saturday, 27th August 2016, 8:46 am

Firefighters rushed to Port Solent after smoke was spotted at Port Solent near the Watermark bar.

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Cigarettes still burning caused smoke to come up through the boardwalk at 2am on Saturday morning.

Firefighters said no evacuation was needed.

One appliance from Cosham tackled the ‘smouldering debris.