Firefighters are reinspecting the scene of a large fire in Gosport, in which two hectares of heath and gorse were destroyed.
Fire crews from across Hampshire were called to the incident on Browndown Ranges near Alver Valley Country Park last night (Friday 12th July).
Flames and smoke coming from the fire were spotted by people as far away as the Isle of Wight.
Pumps and specialist vehicles came from stations including Gosport, Fareham, Havant, Eastleigh, Portchester, Lyndhurst, Wickham and Cosham.
Crews were initially mobilised just before 9.30pm last night with the stop message coming in seven hours later at 4.42am this morning (Saturday 13th July).
These pictures and video were tweeted from the scene.
Crews remain on scene damping down at Browndown Ranges in Gosport. 45 personnel in attendance at its height from 9 stations dealing with incident pic.twitter.com/VGlal3qTWD— Portchester Fire St (@Portchester28) July 13, 2019
Stn just returned from a 6 pump, 3 land rovers, 2 Water carriers & Wild fire unit at Browndown Ranges,Gosport. Approx 2 hectares of Gorse & undergrowth well alight.— Portchester Fire St (@Portchester28) July 13, 2019
2 pump & Op support still in attendance overnight .TOC 21.37 pic.twitter.com/HeKKG5x2qA