BREAKING ISLE OF WIGHT

Fire breaks out at chalet in Gurnard Pines

fire breaks out at chalet in gurnard pines

Two fire crews from Newport are currently dealing with a fire that has broken out at a chalet on the Gurnard Pines estate on the Isle of Wight.
It is understood that owner had only just moved on Friday.
Fire crews were called shortly after 7.30pm on Sunday evening. Fire fighters are tackling the blaze using two hose reels and a covering jet and a number of fire fighters have been committed into the property wearing breathing apparatus.

Further fire crews from Cowes, Freshwater and East Cowes have been called to support the Newport crews.


Station Manager Graham Orchard from Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Services said that the roof and loft space was well alight when the first crews arrived. An investigation into the cause of the blaze has been launched.
The distressed owner a father of two attacked bystanders on the site and had to be held back by firefighters.

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[su_youtube url=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x7Gv1uJMr14″] Update:9.26pm: Six Fire crews remain at the wooden structured property. Crews have managed to bring the blaze under control but are likely to remain at the incident for sometime. A further Ventnor and Newport along with a command and Control unit has also been sent to the incident.