Fire crews put out bin fires in Southsea and Waterlooville

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a high-rise flat bin shed after an industrial wheelie bin was set alight.

Sunday, 6th March 2016, 4:09 pm
Updated Sunday, 6th March 2016, 4:09 pm

The incident happened in Barkis House, Southsea, just after 3pm on Saturday.

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The crew, from Southsea, were able to extinguish the fire within 15 minutes using a hose reel.

Firefighters from Havant also attended four residential wheelie bins that had been targeted by arsonists,in Padnell Road, Waterlooville, at about 4am on Sunday.