Fire Crews have been called to tackled a large crop fire on the Isle of Wight this lunchtime.
The Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service were called to Alverstone Road in Winford just after 1.10pm.
Appliances from Shanklin, Newport and two from Ryde and the water carrier from Ventnor were called to the incident. Hose reel jets are being used to protect near by properties on Alverstone Road.
To extinguish the fire crews used a total of 4 pumps, 8 hose reel jets, 1 main jet, 1 land-rover and 1 water carrier.
The road is closed as a result of the firefighting. Local bus services have also been effected by the closure Route 8 buses are not serving Winford at this time.
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