Fire destroys industrial site - up to 70 firefighters attend

A fire investigation is underway after a blaze destroyed a complex of industrial units in Hampshire overnight.

No reports of injuries after major fire in Hampshire

A spokesperson from Hampshire Fire & Rescue Service has said that no-one was injured in a major fire at a group of industrial units at Dradfield Lane in Soberton Heath overnight.

More than 70 firefighters from across the county were called to the scene following the alert shortly after 1.30am.

The units were reported to contain workshops and other businesses - all destroyed. Seven cars were also burned in the blaze.


Portchester fire station updates on industrial fire


@portchester28,28c3 currently attending a industrial unit alight Dradfield Ln Soberton Heath. building 100x50 mtrs involved more to follow


@portchester28 . 6 pumps & specials now in attendance at Soberton Heath incident. Fire inv industrial unit with Acetylene cylinders inside


@portchester28 .Relief crews now dealing with Soberton Heath incident. 11 jets 2 hosereels used.Building & contents severely damaged by fire

Around 70 firefighters tackle blaze in Hampshire

An investigation is underway in Hampshire after a fire at a complex of industrial units on Dradfield Lane in Soberton Heath.

Around 70 firefighters from Wickham, Droxford, Bishops Waltham, Fareham, Cosham, Havant, Eastleigh, Botley, Lyndhurst, Alton, Romsey, Hightown, Southsea, Petersfield, Portchester and Beaulieu were called to the site just after 1.35am.

The units and seven vehicles were destroyed in the blaze. The fire was extinguished at about 6am.