FIREFIGHTERS were called a blaze involving batteries on a 140-tonne fuel barge in Portsmouth Dockyard.

Crews from Gosport and Eastleigh were joined by colleagues by colleagues from Southsea, Cosham and Havant.

Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus extinguished the blaze.

A Hampshire Fire and Rescue service spokesperson confirmed the incident was in the dockyard but was unable to release any further details.