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Fire crews called to Chimney blaze in Brighstone

Three fire appliances have been called to a tackle a Chimney fire in the village of Brightstone on the Isle of Wight this evening.

Two fire crews from Newport a third from Freshwster were mobilsed just after 6pm on Tuesday evening to a property in Chilton Lane in village.

Crews remain at the property tackling a fire that has broken out in the flue and spread into the wall cavity.
A number of crew were committed in breathing appurtus into the property after the home owner was alerted to a working smoke alarm fitted in the property.

Due to the actions of crews first on scene they managed to stop. The spread of the fire.

Firefighters are using chimney gear, a hose reel and hand tools to tackle the blaze a thermal imaging camera is also being used to assist with firefighting

A spokesman for the Hampshire fire and rescue service said crews were mobilsed to a the Chimney fire at 6.18pm.

We have sent three appliances two from Newport and a further appliance has been sent from Freshwater.
We remain at the property carrying out fire fighting activities.

More to follow

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