Fire breaks out at abandoned Hampshire hotel

AN ABANDONED hotel in Hampshire has caught fire this afternoon, destroying at least half of the building.

Friday, 22nd March 2019, 4:57 pm
Updated Friday, 22nd March 2019, 5:01 pm
Uplands Park Hotel. Picture: Lloyd Oliver

Fire crews from across Hampshire have been called to Uplands Park Hotel in Droxford, which caught fire around an hour ago.

Firefighters are continuing to tackle the blaze.

A spokeswoman from Hampshire Fire and Rescue said: ‘We were called to Uplands Park Hotel at 3.14pm.

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Uplands Park Hotel. Picture: Lloyd Oliver

‘Crews from Wickham, Bishop’s Waltham, Fareham, Eastleigh, Southsea, Portchester and Gosport are all attending.

‘There is 50 per cent damage to the building already, but the fire is still ongoing.’

The exact cause of the fire is currently unknown.