NEWSINBRIEFFirefighters tackled a large caravan fire on the outskirts of Newport yesterday evening (Tuesday).

Two appliances from Newport Fire Station and the water tender from Ventnor Fire Station were called to the scene at Stone Farm off of Blackwater Road at around 20:15, where it was discovered a caravan 6x4m in size was well alight.

The blaze was brought under control by in less than half an hour.

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No one was injured in the incident. The cause is unknown.

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