Three fire crews called to incident at Southsea surgeryÂ

THREE fire crews were called to a surgery amid fears a blaze had gripped this building this morning.

Monday, 8th October 2018, 10:50 am
Updated Monday, 8th October 2018, 11:54 am
Crews were called to the incident at Osborne Road at 9.13am.

Two crews from Southsea and a team from Cosham were alerted to a potential fire at the Trafalgar Medical Group Practice, in Osborne Road, Southsea at 9.13am.

However, when crews arrived at the surgery, they discovered it was a false alarm, caused by a system fault.

A spokesman for Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service said: '˜Crews were called to an alarm sounding and smell of burning on the second floor window of a doctors' surgery in Osborne Road.

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Crews were called to the incident at Osborne Road at 9.13am.

'˜Three crews attended. The incident was a false alarm caused by a system fault.'

Teams were stood down by 9.26am.

A spokeswoman from the surgery said that there would be no disruption to services for patients as a result of the incident.

A spokesman from Southsea fire station was unable to provide details of what caused the system fault, as crews had not yet returned to the base.