Breaking News First reported by Island Echo


UPDATED: The Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service have mobilised multiple appliances to St Mary’s Hospital in Newport this evening (Sunday).

2 appliances and an aerial ladder platform are currently on scene at Parkhurst Road.

Crews were mobilised at around 18:50.

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UPDATE @ 19:50 – It has been confirmed that the call out was initiated when a member of the public reported seeing flames exiting the on-site plant room.

However, investigations soon discovered that it was in fact a mixture of steam and an LED light.

All resources have stood down from the false alarm (with good intent).

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