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FIRE SERVICE TACKLE SUSPECTED ARSON AT FORMER CARISBROOKE COLLEGE BUILDING


The Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service have been mobilised to a fire in a classroom at the former Carisbrooke College building in Newport this evening (Friday).

3 fire appliances – 2 from Newport and 1 from Ryde – are in attendance off Taylor Road, where a blaze has broke out at the rear of a derelict building.

Crews were alerted to the developing incident at around 20:00 when local security company Vectis Group Security discovered the fire, which at this stage is thought to have been started maliciously.

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Firefighters have entered the building by forcible means and are using breathing apparatus and a hose reel to contain and extinguish the fire.

1 appliance from Cowes is standing by at Newport to provide immediate fire cover for the Newport area.

UPDATE – The incident has now been brought to a close.

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Az-zahra Aziz
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Az-zahra Aziz

Again? Will the school STILL decide not to prosecute IF, big IF the police ever catch them (again)

Old bean
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Hope the arse holes get caught putting fireman’s life at risk

Island independence now!
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Island independence now!

Shame the rodents didn’t toast themselves doing it

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