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pumpambulancegillscliffroadUPDATED: Firefighters from Ryde and Ventnor are attending a kitchen fire at a property in Ventnor this evening (Saturday). 

Crews were called to the residential dwelling on Gills Cliff Road at 19:44 with a retained fire crew from Ventnor first on scene.

Breathing apparatus and a hose reel have been used to tackle the fire and remove a chip pan from the property. The fire, which has been contained to the kitchen area, has been extinguished.

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One female has suffered from burns and smoke inhalation and is currently receiving medical attention from paramedics from the Isle of Wight Ambulance Service.

UPDATE @ 20:55 – Fire crews have now left the scene. 

Meanwhile, firefighters from Newport are working to free a gentleman trapped in a lift at The Co-Operative multi storey car park in Newport.

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