Fire crews tackle thatch blaze on the Isle of Wight

fire crews tackle thatch blaze on the isle of wight

Fire crews from the Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service are battling a blaze at a thatched cottage in Brighstone this evening (Saturday).

Two appliances from Newport have been sent to the incident.

Emergency crews were alerted to the cottage, located off a lane on Limestone Road, just after 6pm on Saturday evening.
The call was sparked following a fire in a cooker that was out on arrival.

Crews made the area safe by isolating the cooker.