Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service were called to a property fire in Niton shortly after 17.00 this evening following reports of smoke seen coming from a flat.

Puckaster Lodge off of Puckaster Lane is a former cottage and has in more recent times been converted into a block of flats.

Fire crews worked overnight to extinguish the fire Рat its height dozens of firefighters from across the island tackled the blaze.

Fire crews remained at the property damping down over night into the morning. No-one was injured and the cause of the fire is unknown.


Photographs below were taken between 18.40 and 19.40.

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