Teenager Arrested After Fire At Derelict Gosport Flats

22 May 2014, 06:58

A teenage boy has been arrested on suspicion of arson after a fire at a derelict block of flats in Gosport.

Firefighters and police were called to the disused building on Nimrod Drive in Rowner at about 7.45pm last night (Wednesday 21 May).

Five fire units from Havant, Hightown and Fareham and Gosport tackled the flames. The fire was out by 8.30pm.

There are not thought to be any injuries.
Officers are investigating the cause of the fire and have arrested a 16-year-old boy on suspicion of arson.

Anyone with information should contact Fareham and Gosport CID by calling 101. Alternatively they can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.