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CHEMICAL STORE FIRE AT VESTAS

imageUPDATED: Three appliances from the Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service are attending a large fire at Vestas on the outskirts of Newport this afternoon (Saturday). 

Crews were called to the scene on Stag Lane at around 15:00. The chemical store at the wind turbine factory is alight.

Billowing black smoke can be seen across the River Medina.

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UPDATE @ 15:59 – Fire crews have worked to contain the blaze to the external store, which is not believed to be part of the main building – the largest on the Island.

No one has been injured in the incident.

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