Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Cannabis plants uncovered in Portchester fire

A fire has broken out at a trading estate inside a property containing up to 500 cannabis plants.

The blaze started just after 1400 BST on Monday inside the disused building on Castle Trading Estate in Portchester.

The area was cordoned off while crews from Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service attended the scene.

Hampshire Police said two men had been arrested on suspicion of the production of cannabis.

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