FIREFIGHTERS CALLED TO STREET LIGHT… ALIGHT


The Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service mobilised to reports of a street light on fire in Cowes earlier on today (Thursday).

A single appliance from Cowes Fire Station was called out at 16:38 following a 999 call reporting a street light on fire on Birmingham Road.

However, upon arrival of the retained crew, it was discovered the fire was already out.

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Firefighters made the scene safe and made sure there were no further signs of fire.

Island Roads was made aware of the incident and sent out operatives to make the street light safe.

Crews returned to their home station on Victoria Road shortly afterwards.

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Island Echo