fireservice400UPDATED: Fire crews from Newport and Freshwater are this evening (Wednesday) attending to a block of flats in Freshwater following reports of smoke issuing from a bathroom window.

Firefighters are currently on the scene at Whittington Place flats on Avenue Road in the town.

UPDATE @ 17:40 – A pan boiling over has been identified as the cause of the smoke and has been safely dealt with.

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Fire crews have now left the scene, however firefighters from Newport have been re-tasked to reports of a tractor fire at Stone Place Farm, Shorwell.

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