The Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service have been called to a fire involving an outbuilding to the rear of a property on the outskirts of Newport this afternoon (Saturday).
3 fire appliances – 2 from Newport and 1 from Ryde – have been mobilised to an address on Staplers Road opposite Mews Lane, between Landscape Lane and Blacklands Lane.
Crews have donned breathing apparatus and are tackling the fire with main jets and hose reels. The situation appears to be under control.
A water carrier from Ventnor is understood to be en-route and the Incident Command Unit from Newport has also been called.
An appliance from Cowes is thought to be standing by in Newport should any further shouts come in.
Emergency Services were called to the incident sometime before 17:00.
The road remains open but delays are expected.
UPDATE – It has been confirmed that the fire has affected an 8×3 metre outbuilding.
Crews left the scene shortly before 18:00 having quickly tackled and extinguished the blaze.