TWO pumping appliances from the Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service have been called to The Old Comical Pub in Sandown this evening.

Crews were called around 17:25 to reports of a chimney fire at the historic pub, the oldest in Sandown.

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Thankfully, the fire has been extinguished by firefighters using a bucket of water.

The pub remains open this evening and customers have been allowed back into the building.

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