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Fire crews called to Bunglow fire in Gunard Pine

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Isle of Wight fire and rescue service crews are dealing with a fire in that has spread to the roof of bungalow this lunchtime.

Two fire crews were mobilised from Newport just after 11.45am on Monday and further crews from East Cowes and Ryde have been sent to blaze in Cockleton Lane. The road has been closed whilst fire fighters deal with the incident. The bungalow that uses to a former nursing home is said to be well alight. It is understood that that a pensioner in a wheelchair has been lead from the property.

Crews have surrounded the property using three hose reels and a jet bringing the blaze under control.

Further fire appliances from Freshwater and Ventnor have also been sent to the incident.
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