Firefighters tackle blaze at tanning salon in Southsea

FIREFIGHTERS have extinguished a blaze at a tanning salon in Portsmouth.

Monday, 14th November 2016, 12:39 pm
Updated Wednesday, 16th November 2016, 4:22 pm

More than a dozen firefighters were called to the incident, at the Consol tanning studio, in Elm Grove, Southsea this morning.

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The alarm was raised at 11.39am, with two crews from Southsea fire station and a third from Cosham rushing to the scene.

They used two breathing apparatuses, a hose reel and ultra high-pressure lance to combat the blaze, which was extinguished just minutes ago, a fire service spokesman said.

The cause of the fire is not yet known.