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Firefighters on the Isle of Wight called to tackle hay store blaze

Isle of Wight firefighters tackle agricultural blaze in Calbourne


Appliances from Ryde, Shanklin, East Cowes and Freshwater were in attendance of the blaze at Pound Lane, Calbourne after calls came in shortly before 4.30pm

On arrival crews found a haystore and attached field well alight, firefighters tackled the blaze using hose reels and high pressure jet hoses.

Thanks to firefighters quick actions the fire was tackled and contained by crews, which prevented from spreading any further.


The owner of the premises assisted firefighters by using his digger to turn over and dampen down affected hay.