Fire crews from the Hampshire & Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service have been mobilised to a thatched cottage blaze in Elm Lane, Calbourne tonight 26 August.
Multiple crews from stations across the island are tackling the blaze where the thatched roof is a has caught fire.
Elm Lane has been blocked by fire appliances in both directions leaving motorists to use alternative routes.
Please avoid the area to allow access for emergency services.
More to follow