Portland Building Smokelogged Overnight
8:58am 7th September 2013
There's been a fire in Fortuneswell on Portland overnight.
Crews from Weymouth and Portland were called to a premises following a call at about 0120 this morning after the smell of smoke was reported.
They found a basement smokelogged.
Dan Cull, Watch manager for Dorset Fire and Rescue told Wessex FM 22 firefighters, 10 using breathing apparatus were involved, and that the cause is believed to be accidental.
Meanwhile two Weymouth crews called out following smoke alarms going off at a residence in Wyke Regis just before 6am today say they had been activated due to a fault in the equipment.