Firefighters scrambled to North End property fire after reports of persons trapped
HIWFRS received the call shortly after 3.40pm to reports of a fire which had broken out at the property in Derby Road, Portsmouth.
Two appliances from Southsea and one from Cosham were in attendance, firefighters used a high pressure jet hose to extinguish the fire and PPV was used to clear smoke from the property.
Crews from South Central Ambulance Service were also in attendance who are understood to have treated persons inside the property for smoke inhalation.
A full fire investigation is now underway.
More to follow