Southsea firefighters tackle blaze as it rips through garden shed near Albert Road

A FIRE destroyed a garden shed near Albert Road in Southsea.

Sunday, 17th January 2021, 11:22 am

Two crews from Southsea fire station were sent to the blaze in a garden in Victoria Road South at 9am. It sent smoke drifting across Albert Road.

Firefighters spent over an hour bringing the fire under control, according to crew manager Tom Davies.

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Fire crews from Southsea were called to a blaze in Albert Road this morning. Picture: Ben Fishwick

He said: ‘The fire was in a private shed at the rear of the property.

‘The rear of the residential house backs onto the shops in Albert Road.

‘We had to check a shop for fire damage, but there wasn’t any.

‘The shed was 100 per cent damaged by the fire.

‘We have no idea what caused it at the moment.’

No one was injured by the fire, according to the crew manager.

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