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CAR FIRE TACKLED ON MILITARY ROAD NEAR CHALE

Fire crews from Newport and Ventnor have been tackling a car fire on Military Road between Atherfield and Chale tonight (Wednesday).

1 appliance was mobilised to the scene at 21:32 following reports of a car ablaze at Whale Chine car park.

The assistance of a water carrier from Ventnor was requested due to the intensity of the fire.

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Unfortunately, the Citoren C4 has been destroyed. It is thought an electrical fault is to blame.

The Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service have now stood down from the incident.

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