Firefighters tackle blaze in Portsmouth block of flats

FIRE crews were called to a blaze in a block of flats.

Firefighters outside Southdown View in Miltary Road Hilsea, dealing with a grill pan fire 

Picture: Millie Salkeld
Firefighters outside Southdown View in Miltary Road Hilsea, dealing with a grill pan fire Picture: Millie Salkeld

The alarm was raised just after 2.15pm today after a grill pan caught fire in a kitchen in a flat on the second floor.

A spokesman for Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service said that firefighters removed the grill pan.

Two crews from Cosham attended. 

Firefighters outside Southdown View in Miltary Road Hilsea, dealing with a grill pan fire Picture: Millie Salkeld