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CAR FIRE TACKLED IN A FIELD NEAR CHESSELL

Retained firefighters from Freshwater battled to extinguish a car fire in a field near Chessell earlier on tonight (Thursday).

A single appliance was mobilised to the scene between Calbourne and Freshwater following reports of a vehicle well alight.

2 firefighters with breathing apparatus sets were tasked with bringing the flames under control using 2 hose reels.

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Unfortunately, the Renault Megane Scenic has been destroyed.

Hampshire Constabulary were also alerted to the incident and sent 2 units to attend due to the circumstances of the fire.

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