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FIELD FIRE TACKLED IN BRIGHSTONE


Firefighters from the Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service have tackled a field fire in Brighstone this afternoon (Saturday).

Fire appliances from Newport, Freshwater and Yarmouth were called to the field fire off of Hulverstone Lane in Brighstone at 13:00.

The fire was said to have covered an area of 80 x 50 meters.

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Crews used one hose reel and one main jet to extinguish the fire.

The stop message was received at 14:06.

Firefighters have now since stood down from the incident and have returned to their home stations.

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