A woman from Totton has been charged following a fire at a Travelodge hotel.

Police were called just after 11.15pm on Tuesday to reports of a blaze in a room at the hotel.

The building, on Stanhope Road in Portsmouth, was evacuated and a road closure was put in place.

No-one was hurt and the road closure was lifted shortly after 2am on Wednesday.

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Three people were arrested as a result and have since been charged.

Amy Jane Newman, 18, of Hammonds Lane in Totton and Toa Sinead Barton, 19, of Willersley Close in Paulsgrove have been charged with arson and affray.

Joe Douglas Afrifa, 18, of Funtington Road in Portsmouth has been charged with arson.

They have all been remanded to appear at Portsmouth Magistrates Court today.