Child calls fire service to deal with Landport fire
SOUTHSEA fire station were alerted to a house fire after a call from an 11 year old girl.
Two fire appliances were tonight sent to a fire at Newcome Road in Landport after receiving a call at 9 pm.
The fire is believed to have started due to being ‘cooking related’. With the parent having temporarily left the house the child was alerted to the problem by a the smoke alarm and called emergency services.
A spokesman for Southsea Fire Station said: ‘The 11 year old reacted in exactly the right way and this is evidence that all the first response work we do in schools is working.’