Emergency services have been called to HM Prison Winchester following an ongoing incident


Fire crews from Southampton, Portsmouth and Winchester have been called to the Cat B Local Prison on Romsey Road following reports of an incident.

Four fire crews a landrover and an aerial ladder were scrambled to the troubled jail  just before 9pm on Tuesday evening.

The nature of the incident is currently unclear but it’s understood to involve a fire with persons reported 


The Ministry of Justice has been contacted for comment 


More to follow