UPDATED: FIREFIGHTERS MOBILISED TO MORTUARY ALARM AT ST MARY’S HOSPITAL

Hampshire & Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service has been called to the mortuary at St Mary’s Hospital in Newport this afternoon (Tuesday).

1 wholetime appliance from Newport has been mobilised as a result of an alarm activation at just gone 13:10.

Inspections are currently being carried out in and around the mortuary area to rule out fire.

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UPDATE – The incident has been declared as a false alarm.

Newport’s firefighters have now stood down.

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