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UPDATED: ROOF FIRE LEADS TO FIRE CREW RACING TO LAKE PUB

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Firefighters from the Isle of Wight Fire & Rescue Service have been called to an incident at a pub in Lake this morning (Friday). 

4 fire appliances from Sandown, Shanklin, Ryde & Newport have been called to the Stag Inn Pub on Sandown Road.

Crews were to a fire following a 999 call that was received at around 11:30.

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Traffic is starting to build in the area while crews deal with the incident.

UPDATE @ 12:11 – Fire control has mobilised the Incident Command Unit from Newport and an aerial ladder platform to the incident.

UPDATE @ 13:23 – It has been confirmed that a fire broke out in the roof space at the rear of the pub, but the fire has now been extinguished.

Crews have used 4 breathing apparatus and 2 hose reels to tackle the flames.

The Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service is now standing down.

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