A FIRE broke out at an abandoned fort in Gosport this evening.
Firefighters rushed at battled the blaze at Fort Gilkicker as pictures showed the flames could be seen from a distance away.
The fire was described as being 'massive blazing’ by one person.
Fire crews were called at 5.17pm and four fire engines as well as a water carrier were dispatched to the scene.
The blaze had been extinguished by 7pm tonight.
Fort Gilkicker is currently abandoned although there are plans to restore it and turn it into apartments.
It is a Grade II listed building and was built between 1863 and 1871.
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