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carfiregreenlanefarm6UPDATED: The Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service are attending a car fire on a farm in Ashey near Ryde this afternoon (Wednesday).

2 appliances from Ryde are currently on scene at Green Lane Farm on Ashey Road, where a blaze erupted outside a private workshop at around 14:20.

As well as engulfing the car, the fire has spread to a pile of used tyres. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus have removed a cylinder and are spreading out the pile of tyres. The area is being damped down.

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Thankfully, no persons or animals have been injured in the incident, which is thought to have been caused by welding.

Ashey Road is currently closed in both directions. Motorists are advised to divert via Havenstreet or Smallbrook Lane.

UPDATE @ 16:25 – The fire has now been extinguished and Ashey Road has reopened in both directions.



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