Crews stop fire spread

A HOUSE narrowly escaped being burnt to the ground thanks to fire crews.

Tuesday, 4th October 2016, 5:55 am
Updated Wednesday, 5th October 2016, 2:34 pm

The blaze took hold of two sheds in Red Barn Avenue, Portchester, at 3.25am on Saturday.

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The fire had spread to the eaves of the house, however quick arrival of fire crews from Portchester prevented further damage to the house.

A spokesman said: ‘The cause is being investigated by the fire service.’