2 appliances from Newport and East Cowes are on scene at Whitepit Lane having been called out at just before 10:55. The alarm was raised by neighbours when smoke was seen issuing from the house, alongside the sounding of an alarm.
Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus have entered the kitchen of the property and safely removed the pan. Positive pressure ventilation is now being used to rid smoke from the property.
No one is thought to have been injured in the incident with the property empty at the time. It’s understood the occupier
The one-way road is partially blocked by the appliances. Motorists are advised to divert locally.
A further appliance from Ryde was also mobilised to the incident but was stood down en-route.