Fire at Portsmouth Dockyard Now out

A blaze in Portsmouth Dockyard, that sent billowing smoke over the South of the city, has been extinguished.

The fire, which took hold of a mobile crane, was immediately tackled by on site fire officers and a Dockyard tug.

Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service also sent three crews from Cosham and Southsea to the incident.

No serious injuries were reported. Dockyard authorities have launched an investigation into the blaze.

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