Fire crews attend '˜controlled blaze' in Lee-on-the-Solent

SMOKE spotted rising from Lee-on-the-Solent today was caused by a controlled burning, Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service have said.

Tuesday, 1st January 2019, 2:19 pm
Updated Thursday, 10th January 2019, 11:22 am

Firefighters were called to Lee-on-the-Solent High Street earlier today to reports of a shop fire.

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Upon arrival, it was discovered to be a controlled burn nearby.

Crews from Gosport, Fareham, Portchester and Cosham fire stations attended the incident at 12.36pm.

A spokeswoman from Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service said: '˜There was a controlled blaze earlier today in Lee-on-the-Solent.'