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blacksmokecarisbrookeFirefighters from Newport Fire Station were called to an out of control bonfire in Carisbrooke last night (Saturday). 

As Island Echo reported at 20:27 via Twitter, a large plume of black smoke could be seen in the area, sparking concerns of a property fire.

It has been confirmed this morning that crews responded to a out of control bonfire at Whitcombe Road, shortly before 20:20.

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Two hours later, retained firefighters from Ryde turned out to a small fire in Ashey.

A fire in a playing field at Haylands Primary School on Bettsworth Road was reported shortly before 22:20. Crews spent just 40 minutes at the scene extinguishing the blaze.

Photograph: Thanks to Simon Denness – @sdenness2000 

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