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.
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.