Man leaves bath running and floods Cosham flat block

Portsmouth Road block of flats in Cosham. ''Picture: Sarah Standing (151376-1305)
Portsmouth Road block of flats in Cosham. ''Picture: Sarah Standing (151376-1305)
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A CLEAN up operation is in progress after a man left his bath running which overflowed and flooded a Cosham flat block.

Firefighters from Cosham Fire Station were called out at 4.30pm this afternoon to check electrical supplies and ensure the block of flats was safe. 

A spokesman for the fire station said: ‘The man had left his bath running after falling asleep and it flooded his flat and all the flats below.

‘There is now a significant clean up operation in progress by the residents.

‘Ourselves and electrical engineers were called out to ensure electricity supplies affected would not cause a risk.’