Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service (IWFRS) Logo with textThe Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service has been called to a shed fire at Whiteley Bank near Wroxall this morning (Thursday). 

Firefighters from Shanklin, Ventnor and Newport were mobilised to a property near the mini-roundabout at around 07:55. A fire duty officer is also in attendance.

Southern Vectis is advising that due to emergency services restricting the flow of traffic, delays are likely to Route 2 buses.

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The road remains open under ‘give and take’.


UPDATE @ 08:50 – Firefighters, donned in breathing apparatus, have successfully used hose reel jets to tackle the fire at the rear of a residential property.

A conservatory on an adjoining property has suffered fire damage as a result of the fire spreading from the shed. The boundary fence between the 2 properties has also been charred.

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Engineers from Scottish & Southern Electricity Networks are now in attendance.

Fire crews are now making up in preparation to stand down from the incident.

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