UPDATE: More than 30 firefighters rush to Gunwharf flat after '˜iron is left on'

More than 30 firefighters have been battling to put out a flat fire at Gunwharf Quays this afternoon.

Tuesday, 2nd May 2017, 3:34 pm
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 8:21 pm
Gunwharf Quays.

Crews from Southsea Fire Station were called out to The Crescent at 1.40am to reports of a fire in a seventh-floor flat.

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Hampshire Fire and Rescue confirmed six fire engines had been used and the fire had been cleared just before 2.50pm.

It added on Twitter that it was believed the fire had started after an iron had been left on.

More to follow.