Fire crews tackle suspected arson attack

Daily Echo: Fire crews tackle suspected arson attack Fire crews tackle suspected arson attack

Up to 20 firefighters tackled a suspected arson attack at a house in Hampshire last night.

Crews from Southsea, Cosham and Havant were called to the incident just after 7pm.

It happened in a third floor living room in Outram Road, Southsea.

Two jets, one safety jet, one covering jet and six sets of breathing apparatus were used to tackle the fire.

The woman occupant of the flat was not at home at the time.

The cause of the fire has been described by Hampshire Fire and Rescue as "doubtful" and is currently under investigation by police.


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