FIRE ‘OUT ON ARRIVAL’ FOR PRE-LOCKDOWN SHOUT


Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service (IWFRS) Logo with textThe Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service were mobilised to reports of a fire on the outskirts of Newport tonight (Wednesday) – an hour before the second national lockdown comes into place.

Firefighters from 3 stations responded to an address on the new Pan Estate on the outskirts of Newport.

2 appliances from Newport Fire Station, Wholetime and Retained crew, along with a crew from Cowes were called to the residential property shortly after 23:00.

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However, crews were stood down shortly after as it was discovered the fire was out upon arrival of the emergency services.

Fire crews have now since returned to their home stations.

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Island Echo