Fire crews called to building fire in Southampton

Emergency services have been called to tackle a blaze in Southampton.

Bernard Street in Southampton is currently closed in both directions due to a building fire. Please seek alternative routes

Thirty firefighters rushed to a blaze on Sunday afternoon that had broken out in a first-floor bedroom of an empty property.

Firefighters from St Mary’s, Eastleigh, Redbridge, Totton, Lyndhurst and Beaulieu have been called to the incident

They are using four sets of breathing apparatus, and two jets to extinguish the blaze.