FIREFIGHTERS rushed to a high-rise blaze in a Southampton flat last night.

Crews from Hightown fire station battled to clear smoke from a kitchen flat fire on John Thornycroft Road, Woolston.

They found it was due to food that had been burnt whilst cooking on a hob.

Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service were sent to tackle the blaze after receiving an emergency call at 10.24pm.

Nobody was injured during the incident.