Firefighters stop Southport structure fire from spreading

FIREFIGHTERS have managed to stop a structure fire spreading to nearby homes in Southport this afternoon.

Crews first responded to reports of a house fire on Brooke Avenue at around 1.15pm.

On arrival, firefighters located what appeared to be a 5×4 shed “well involved” in flames.


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The fire produced a significant amount of smoke and crews fitted with breathing apparatus managed to bring it under control before spreading into neighbouring yards.

The structure was destroyed.

No one was injured.