Havant firefighters tackle separate lawn mower and car fire incidents

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FIREFIGHTERS were called out after a Flymo lawnmower was dumped in a road and set alight.

Havant fire station sent out a fire truck to deal with the incident in Purbrook Way, Havant, at 10.40pm on Saturday.

Firefighters used a hose reel to put out the flames.

Then at 3.15am the following morning, the same crew were called following reports of a car fire.

They went to Library Gardens, Havant, after a passer-by spotted a vehicle was on fire and got a neighbour to call for help.

Firefighters used a hose reel to extinguish the fire.

The incident was passed on to police to investigate.