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Hampshire Fire and Rescue service has praised students for responding so quickly to alarms, after a fire broke out on the 12th floor of an apartment block.
A female student has been rescued from a fire after a blaze at a student accomodation block in Southampton.
Crews were called to the sixteen floor Liberty Quays complex after the fire alarms went off at just before five o'clock this morning.
Upon arrival it was discovered that one student was missing. Firefighters located her and evacuated her from the 12th floor.
The fire involved a sofa in the communal kitchen of the flat on the 12th floor and it was quickly extinguished.