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Firefighters called after out of control bonfire spreads in Southampton

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An out of control bonfire has spread causing large plumes if smoke to been seen for miles in Southampton 


Around 40 firefighters are currently tackling the blaze which was first reported around 6.00pm


The blaze broke out at a property in Somerton Avenue, Harfield after an out of control bonfire spread to a shed at the property.


HIWFRS received multiple calls after huge plumes of smoke were seen, nearby residents have been advised to keep all doors and windows closed while firefighters tackle the blaze.


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