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Firefighters called to Cosham flat blaze

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service were scrambled to reports of a large blaze which had broekn out at a flat above a pizza shop in Cosham tonight.

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A spokesperson from Hampshire Fire has said: “Crews from Cosham, Southsea and Portchester were called at 7.46 to a fire involving a first-floor flat above a pizza takeaway restaurant on Cosham High Street.”

“On arrival smoke was issuing from the property and the fire was spreading to the loft space.”

“All persons were accounted for and South Central Ambulance Service paramedics were stood down.”
“HIWFRS used two sets of breathing apparatus, three jets, two hose reel jets, the aerial ladder platform and ventilation fans for smoke clearance.”

“Hampshire Constabulary colleagues will be providing a scene guard overnight prior to an investigation commencing tomorrow morning to establish a cause.”

“Firefighters left the scene following the stop message at 21:38.”

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