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EARLY MORNING CAR FIRE EXTINGUISHED

firesandownnightFirefighters in the West Wight successfully extinguished a car fire near Yarmouth this morning (Monday).

One crew from Yarmouth were called to Westhill Lane at Fort Victoria at around 02:00 after receiving reports of a vehicle well alight. Upon arrival it was discovered that nearby undergrowth had also caught fire.

Using breathing apparatus and hose reels, firefighters tackled and extinguished the blaze just before 03:00.

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Officers from Hampshire Constabulary also attended the scene.

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