Fire hits Portsmouth pub roof

FIREFIGHTERS are tackling a fire on the roof of a pub in Portsmouth.

Wednesday, 3rd August 2016, 5:31 pm
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 6:11 pm
Fire has hit The Royal pub

Three pumps and the aerial ladder platform are currently at The Royal in Commercial Road.

Crews were called at 4.44pm to reports of a fire on the roof.

A Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: ‘We’ve sent the ALP, the large ladder with a cage, to get access to the roof.

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‘We’re using four breathing apparatus and one main jet, and now using two hose reels.’

Two pumps from Southsea and one from Cosham is in attendance.