Breaking News First reported by Island Echo

FIREFIGHTERS FROM 2 STATIONS RUSH TO FLATS IN COWES

The Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service have responded to a call out at a block of flats in Cowes this evening (Saturday) – but the incident has been deemed a false alarm.

3 appliances – 2 from Newport and 1 from East Cowes – were mobilised to Medina Road at around 19:50 over fears a fire had started at a luxury block of flats near the floating bridge.

Thankfully, the incident was quickly deemed a false alarm and all appliances were stood down by 20:15.

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