Fire crews from across the Isle of Isle of Wight have been mobilised to a fire in the open at St George’s Lane in Newport this evening. The fire is understood to be in the open and to be approx 30 meters by 20 meters. Fire appliances from Newport have been sent to the incident a further two specialist appliances from Freshwater and Ventnor crews where Mobilsed just after 9.45pm
Group Manager Dean Haywood from Isle of Wight fire and rescue said:The fire has been surrounded using beaters and two main jets with water provided by a water relay using the two water carriers.A total of 4 appliances are on scene alongside 2 water carriers. Police have been called to the scene due to the suspicious nature of the incident.