Breaking News

DOG WALKER SPARKS CALL OUT TO ST MARY’S FOR FIRE CREWS

The Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service have responded to reports of smoke issuing from St Mary’s Hospital this morning (Wednesday).

2 appliances from Newport and Ryde were mobilised to Parkhurst Road at 06:30 after a dog walker reported seeing smoke.

The first crew on scene were able to quickly ascertain that it was in fact steam from the on-site sterilisation unit.

Article continues below this advertisement

Ryde’s retained crew were stood down as they approached Binstead. They and Newport have since returned to station.


Do you follow Island Echo on Facebook?
Get access to exclusive news, photos, videos and merchandise by becoming a supporter through Facebook Subscriptions! Find out more at https://www.facebook.com/becomesupporter/309220432954/

News, Traffic & Travel Tweets