Police have been called to investigate the circumstances of a fire at a block of flats in Freshwater this morning (Friday).
2 fire appliances from Freshwater and Newport were mobilised to Jubilee Close off Camp Road at around 07:30.
Island Echo is told that crews were responding to reports of a fire located behind the front door of a ground floor flat, suggesting that something flammable may have been placed through the letterbox.
Newport’s wholetime crew were quickly stood down but the retained crew from Freshwater remain on scene.
Police have arrived at the address to carry out further investigations.
Hampshire Constabulary has been approached for a statement