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FIREFIGHTERS CALLED TO PROPERTY ON WEST STREET IN RYDE

2 fire appliances and a duty officer are in attendance at an address on West Street in Ryde this evening (Thursday).

Both retained and wholetime crews, donned in breathing apparatus, were mobilised to reports of a property fire at around 18:45.

There appears to be no signs of fire but investigations are taking place. It is understood electrics are at play.

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The road remains open as normal.

UPDATE – The Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service have stood down from the incident.

It has been confirmed that smoke issuing from a fuse box sparked tonight’s alert.

Fire safety advice has been provided to the homeowner.


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