Chip pan fire

Fire warning over chip pans

People are being warned of the dangers of chip pan fires as the nation celebrates its favourite food.

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Three fire engines tackle Dorset blaze

Firefighters are dealing with a blaze in a home at Lower Parkstone. Credit: ITV Meridian

Three fire engines are dealing with a blaze in a home at Lower Parkstone at 2pm, with a fourth on the way.

Police have cordoned off the entire road, sealing it at the junctions with Elms Avenue and Sandbanks Road.

Three fire engines were on the scene at Pearce Avenue at 2pm, with a fourth on the way. Credit: ITV Meridian
It's thought the blaze is in an upper floor of a house. Credit: ITV Meridian


Investigation after building destroyed by fire

An investigation is underway after a building was destroyed by fire in Hampshire.

Fire crews were called to Belmore Lane in Owslebury at 5.18pm where they were confronted by a blaze at a commercial property.

Around 35 firefighters from Winchester, Eastleigh, Bishops Waltham, Redbridge and Fareham tackled the fire and it took them till just before 10pm to put it out.

The building was of a single storey and measured 15 metres by 12 metres and was completely destroyed.

Five jets, one fan spray, foam and two sets of breathing apparatus were used.

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