Havant fire crews call for caution after fence fire is sparked by garden bonfire

FIRE crews have been scrambled to a garden fence caught alight by a resident’s bonfire.

Tuesday, 26th April 2022, 10:54 pm

A crew from Havant Fire Station were dispatched to the fire in Park House Farm Way at 8.30pm this evening.

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Several panels of fencing were ‘well alight’ by the time firefighters arrived at the scene, according to crew manager Jonathan Bennett.

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Firefighters have been scrambled to a fire in a garden in Havant.

The firefighter said: ‘It was just from a bonfire in the garden.

Residents should always check how things could catch alight when having a bonfire.’

No one was injured and no property aside from the fencing was damaged by the blaze, which was extinguished within half an hour, according to crew manager Bennett.