Breaking News First photos First reported by Island Echo

FLAT FIRE BREAKS OUT IN RYDE

Firefighters are tackling a flat fire on Union Street in Ryde this evening (Tuesday).

1 appliance is currently on scene with firefighters commited to the property above iFix Local.

Residents have been evacuated and the area cordoned off.

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Other appliances are struggling to reach the scene due to a number of vehicles stuck in the one-way system.

Union Street is currently closed to all traffic.

The alarm was raised at 17:45.

UPDATE @ 19:25 – The fire in the kitchen has been successfully extinguished and crews have now left the scene.

No one has been injured as a result of the fire.

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