Firefighters called as fire breaks out in Portsmouth house

FIREFIGHTERS have been called out to a house fire in Portsmouth this morning.

Monday, 1st March 2021, 10:24 am

Crews have been spotted at a property in Torrington Road, Copnor, after a fire broke out inside.

Eyewitnesses on the scene say an elderly woman was rescued from the home.

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Torrington Road Portsmouth, an elderly woman was rescued by fireman, still ongoing. Picture: Steve Lewis

A spokeswoman for Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service said: ‘Our crews have only recently arrived on the scene, so we don't have much information yet.

‘We can confirm that there is an incident ongoing.’

More to follow.

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