Fire outside Argos in Portsmouth city centre

FIREFIGHTERS were called after a pile of rubbish was set alight outside a shop in Portsmouth's city centre.

Thursday, 8th December 2016, 6:02 am
Updated Wednesday, 14th December 2016, 1:52 pm

The incident on the pavement by the Argos store in Commercial Road happened at 4am yesterday.

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Three fire engines from Southsea went to investigate.

Crews put out the flames using three buckets of water.

They confirmed the fire did not spread and the shop was undamaged.