Breaking News First reported by Island Echo


Firefighters from Newport and Yarmouth have tackled a dishwasher fire in Shalfleet tonight (Sunday).

2 appliances were mobilised to a residential address on Manor Green shortly before 22:30 when homeowners alerted fire control to the developing fire.

The first crew on scene discovered a small fire in the kitchen of the property.

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A total of 4 firefighters wearing breathing apparatus were committed and used hose reels to tackle the fire and clear debris from the scene.

Thankfully, the occupants were awake and were able to get themselves to safety.

Both crews have now stood down from the incident and returned to station.

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