Firefighters called to tackle blaze in derelict Alverstoke building

FIRE crews from Gosport and Fareham have been tackling a blaze at a derelict building in Alverstoke.

Three appliances were deployed – two from Fareham and one from Gosport - at 3.32pm to deal with the first floor fire in the 20 by 15 metres building. Firefighters used two jet hoses and four sets of breathing apparatus to extinguish the blaze. A positive pressure ventilation system was used to clear the smoke.

The fire is believed to have started in the fire place and police were also called to the incident.

No one was injured and fire crews were stood down at 5pm. Hampshire Constabulary are now investigating the cause of the fire.

Firefighters from Gosport and Fareham were called to tackle a fire in a derelict building in Alverstoke..

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