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KITCHEN FIRE IN ST HELENS


Fire crews from Bembridge and Ryde have tackled a kitchen fire at a property in St Helens this evening (Monday).

2 appliances from the Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service were mobilised to a detached bungalow on Downs View Road at around 17:20.

It’s at the scene that firefighters have used a single hose reel to bring the incident under control. Positive Pressure Ventilation has also been used to rid the property of smoke.

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Paramedics from the Isle of Wight Ambulance Service have been called to the scene to check over the occupants of the family home. An ambulance and ambulance officer are now in attendance.

Bembridge’s appliance has left the scene and returned to station, but Ryde’s pump remains alongside a duty officer.

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