WATCH: Emergency services called to fire at Portsmouth scrapyard

A BLAZE in a Portsmouth scrapyard has now been put out by firefighters.

Wednesday, 29th March 2017, 3:37 pm
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 7:07 pm
Firefighters at Tilbury Metals scrapyard in Portsmouth

In total five fire engines – two from Cosham, two from Havant and one from Portchester - were called to Marshlands Road, Farlington, to a fire at Tilbury Metals scrapyard.

The call came in at 3.20pm.

A spokesman for the fire service said that it involved a fire in an area of about 5m by 20m, and that firefighters had surrounded the area. It was out just after 4.20pm.

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Firefighters at Tilbury Metals scrapyard in Portsmouth

Everybody in the scrapyard was accounted for, and there were no reports of injuries.

An ambulance was called as a precautionary measure and police were called in for traffic control.

Firefighters at Tilbury Metals scrapyard in Portsmouth