A VAN caught fire on the Eastern Road this mroning.
Firefighters from Southsea fire station tackled the blaze which was started by an electrical fault.
The fire had started near the Airbus site in the north of the city, close to Morrisons in Anchorage Park at 10.20am.
The crew spent around half an hour at the scene.
Police closed one lane while the fire was extinguished.