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Portland Building Smokelogged Overnight

Dorset Fire And Rescue Engine

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.

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