Three goldfish die in Southsea blaze drama
THREE goldfish have died after a fire broke outÂ atÂ a person's home in Southsea.Â
FireÂ crews from Southsea were calledÂ to the scene in Cromwell RoadÂ by a nearby shop late this morning before extinguishing the blaze.
Two pumps attended the scene after the fire, which started in the rear of the property, had spread to garden furniture.
Southsea Fire Station confirmed it was an electrical fire.
The homeowner was not at the address at the time but returned homeÂ to find some of the fish had not made it.
Crew manager David Wilcox said: '˜We had a call from a nearby shop saying about theÂ fire which startedÂ in the rear of the property andÂ spread to the garden.
'˜There wereÂ fish all over the floor butÂ we managed to rescueÂ 11.Â Unfortunately we were unable to save three. We were on scene forÂ 45 minutes and there was quite a clean up operation.'Â