Breaking News

ISLAND ROADS HQ EVACUATED

islandroadsthehubUPDATED: The headquarters of Island Roads in Newport has been evacuated this afternoon (Friday).

Firefighters from the Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service have been called to the scene on Daish Way following reports of an alarm activation.

Crews have entered the building wearing breathing apparatus, however it is currently unclear as to what has occurred.

Article continues below this advertisement

No one is believed to have been injured.

UPDATE @ 14:06 – Fire crews have now left the scene, according to reports.

A fire alarm activation prompted the fire service turnout, however it has been confirmed no fire was located.


Do you follow Island Echo on Facebook?
Get access to exclusive news, photos, videos and merchandise by becoming a supporter through Facebook Subscriptions! Find out more at https://www.facebook.com/becomesupporter/309220432954/

Article continues below this advertisement

News, Traffic & Travel Tweets