Portsmouth fire: Major Goldsmith Avenue blaze captured in photos as more than 40 firefighters tackle it

FIREFIGHTERS are at the scene of a major blaze in Portsmouth.

Wednesday, 28th April 2021, 12:04 pm
Updated Wednesday, 28th April 2021, 5:59 pm
A fire has broken out in Goldsmith Avenue, Southsea in Portsmouth on April 28. Pictured is thick smoke billowing from M&H Auto Services in Goldsmith Avenue. Picture: Nigel McDonald

Goldsmith Avenue in Southsea has been closed off while crews tackle a fire in a building. More than 40 firefighters have been involved in the effort.

Thick smoke rising from the scene is visible from across the city – and across the Solent – and has been captured in the below photos taken by us and our readers.

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A fire has broken out in Goldsmith Avenue, Southsea in Portsmouth on April 28. Pictured is thick smoke billowing from M&H Auto Services in Goldsmith Avenue. Picture: Nigel McDonald

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A fire has broken out in Goldsmith Avenue, Southsea in Portsmouth. Picture: Pearl Davison
A fire has broken out in Goldsmith Avenue, Southsea in Portsmouth on April 28. Picture: Stuart Vaizey
A fire has broken out in Goldsmith Avenue, Southsea in Portsmouth. Picture: Pearl Davison
A fire has broken out in Goldsmith Avenue, Southsea, Portsmouth, on April 28. Picture: Chris Moorhouse
A fire has broken out in Goldsmith Avenue, Southsea, Portsmouth, on April 28. Picture: Chris Moorhouse
A fire has broken out in Goldsmith Avenue, Southsea, Portsmouth, on April 28. Picture: Chris Moorhouse
A fire has broken out in Goldsmith Avenue, Southsea, Portsmouth, on April 28. The view from Gosport. Picture: Carl Selwood
A fire has broken out in Goldsmith Avenue, Southsea, Portsmouth, on April 28. The view from Priory View. Picture: Ivy Burrows
A fire has broken out in Goldsmith Avenue, Southsea in Portsmouth. Picture: Jon Adams
A fire has broken out in Goldsmith Avenue, Southsea in Portsmouth. Picture: Pearl Davison
A fire has broken out in Goldsmith Avenue, Southsea in Portsmouth. Picture: Michael Brennan
A fire has broken out in Goldsmith Avenue, Southsea in Portsmouth. Picture: Michael Brennan
A fire has broken out in Goldsmith Avenue, Southsea in Portsmouth on April 28. Picture Rosie Cooper
A fire has broken out in Goldsmith Avenue, Southsea in Portsmouth on April 28. Picture: Marion Cooper
A fire has broken out in Goldsmith Avenue, Southsea in Portsmouth on April 28. Pictured is thick smoke billowing from M&H Auto Services in Goldsmith Avenue. Picture: Paige Lewis