FIRE SERVICE MOBILISED TO CARISBROOKE SHED FIRE

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The Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service have been mobilised to a shed fire in Carisbrooke this evening (Wednesday). 

3 fire appliances – 2 from Newport and 1 from Cowes – are in attendance at an address on Kitbridge Road, off Westmill Road.

Plumes of black smoke could be seen billowing into the sky prior to the emergency services’ arrival.

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Crews were mobilised to the incident at around 21:10.

UPDATE @ 21:45 – A hose reel jet is being used by firefighters wearing breathing apparatus (BA) and appliances are pulling water from a nearby fire hydrant.

A fire officer is now also now in attendance.

The blaze has been brought under control and extinguished; crews are now dampening down.

UPDATE @ 21:45A spokesperson for the Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service has said that multiple sheds have been damaged as a result of the blaze with crews checking for any hotspots before standing down from the incident.

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UPDATE – It has been confirmed that the fire involved 5 sheds with around 10 motorcycles contained within.

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