Three fire crews called to incident at Southsea surgery 

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

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.

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

Crews were called to the incident at Osborne Road 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.

‘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.