Three arrested after fire rips through Portchester flat

Police have made three arrests as a blaze continues to tear through a Portchester home today.

A police spokesman said, “We were called at 10.42am to reports of a fire at a residential address on Kenwood Road, Portchester.

“Officers are currently working with the fire service at the scene.

“A 43-year-old man, a 44-year-old man and a 55-year-old woman have been arrested in connection with the incident and remain in custody at this time.”

He added that members of the public should avoid the area at this time.

Six fire appliances, including an aerial platform, are tackling the blaze and the incident remains ongoing.
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