Gosport blaze currently being dealt with by firefighters

FIREFIGHTERS are currently on the scene tackling a grass fire in Gosport.

Thursday, 21st July 2022, 4:32 pm
Smoke from a grass fire in Fort Road, Gosport. Taken from Bury Road. Picture by Tony Weaver
Smoke from a grass fire in Fort Road, Gosport. Taken from Bury Road. Picture by Tony Weaver

Multiple fire engines are attending the fire in the Fort Road area of Gosport.

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Hampshire and Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service (HIWFRS) were called at just after 2.45pm and received a number of 999 calls.

HIWFRS issued the following advice: ‘People living nearby should shut windows and doors if they can smell smoke, and the public are asked to stay away from the area to allow firefighters to work.’