Gosport house ‘completely gone’ as 26 firefighters battle blaze

A Gosport house is ‘completely gone' after a blaze ripped through home.

Monday, 25th March 2019, 2:52 pm
Updated Monday, 25th March 2019, 2:56 pm
Firefighters are battling a fire at a home in Nyria Way off Willis Road Gosport. Picture: Daniel Harbut

Hampshire Fire and Rescue were called to the blaze at a home in Nyria Way at 12.01pm today and remain at the scene. 

Twenty-six firefighters and six fire engines from Fareham, Gosport, Cosham and Portchester are currently battling the fire. 

Read More

Read More
Live updates as firefighters tackle Gosport house fire

Sign up to our daily newsletter

The i newsletter cut through the noise

Firefighters are battling a fire at a home in Nyria Way off Willis Road Gosport. Picture: Daniel Harbut

Dan Harbut, 31, from Lee-on-the-Solent, saw the devastation.

He said: 'It's literally just the frame of the house left - everything else is completely gone.

'The whole house has been burned down.'

He added: 'It's horrible, I can't even describe it.'

People are being advised to avoid the area in Gosport this afternoon. 

The fire in Nyria Way is near Walpole Park and the Asda Superstore in Cranbourne Industrial Estate. 

Pictures from the scene show the fire has caused significant damage to the home. 

They also show that a Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance has landed close to the scene. 

We’ll bring you all the updates on this fire this afternoon. 

For all the latest news, traffic and travel, what’s on, Pompey, sport and breaking stories visit The News’s website. 

We will be bringing you all of the latest stories from across Portsmouth and surrounding area throughout the day. 

If there is a story you think we should know about, you can contact us via our email [email protected] or via our social media channels – Facebook or Twitter. 

Do not contact us while you are driving.  To stay up to date with all the latest Portsmouth news follow us on twitter @portsmouthnews or like our Facebook page. 

Sign up for our WhatsApp service to get the latest news direct to your phone.