Gosport firefighters warn of the dangers of barbecues

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HOMEOWNERS enjoying barbecues in the sunshine are being warned not to leave them unattended.

Firefighters from Gosport fire station were called to a house in Lidden Court after a barbecue left unattended started a fire.

It happened at 7.40pm on Saturday.

A spokesman for the station said the homeowners had gone out and had not doused the coals.

He urged barbecue users not to leave them unattended.