FIRE CREWS TURN OUT TO LANGHAM COURT

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UPDATED: Fire crews from Bembridge, Sandown and Ryde are attending an alert at Langham Court in Bembridge tonight (Thursday).

3 appliances, an aerial ladder platform from Ryde and the Incident Command Unit from Newport are currently in attendance on Foreland Road having been mobilised to the retirement home complex at 22:25.

There are no signs of fire.

UPDATE @ 22:56 – It has been confirmed to Island Echo that the activation of a break glass call point has sparked the alert, which has now been deemed a false alarm.

The immediate area had been evacuated but residents have been allowed back into the building.

Fire crews are standing down from the incident and returning to station.

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