Arson probe launched after Garden Fire in Binstead

Police on the Isle of Wight have launched an arson probe following a fire that broke out in the rear of a garden in Binstead this morning. Isle of Wight fire crews were called shortly after 8.30am to tackle the small fire in the rear of the garden on the junction of Parkway and Coniston Avenue. Crews used a hose reel jet to extinguish the flames. The matter has now been left with Hampshire and Isle of Wight Police to investigate. The damage is understood to be minor