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Isle of Wight fire crews tackle laundry fire at business park

Firefighters on the Isle of Wight tackle laundry fire at Spithead Business Centre in Sandown


Hampshire and Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service received the call at 11.27pm with reports of smoke issuing at Lake Laundry Services.


On arrival crews forced entry to the premises and discovered a number of Gas Tumble Dryers had caught fire.


Fire crews used six Breathing Apparatus, three hose reel jets used to extinguish the fire and positive pressure fan ventilation for smoke clearance.


The cause of the fire is currently unknown, a full fire investigation has now been launched to find the cause of the blaze.