Firefighters called out to fire at Southport flat January 8th, 2016 webteam Latest News Shares Comments Photo: Firefighters were called to a second floor flat on Victoria Street, Southport. Firefighters were called to Victoria Road this afternoon after a fire broke out at a second-floor flat, Friday January 8 2016 A spokeperson for Merseyside Fire Service has confirmed a fire in a rear bedroom was extinguished by two firefighters wearing breathing apparatus. The incident took place shortly after 12pm. All persons have been accounted for, though it is currently unknown as to whether anybody sustained any injuries. Two fire appliances were called out, and crews are still at the scene as firefighters ventilate the property. Merseyside Police and North West Ambulance Service were both also called to the scene. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email firstname.lastname@example.org Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to email@example.com – relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!