Car fire at station car park

By Ross Findon

Thursday, March 27, 2014


Car fire at station car park

The Land Rover on fire at Sandown Station.

UPDATED 11:18*

A LAND ROVER, believed to contain shotgun cartridges, has caught fire in the car park of an Isle of Wight railway station this morning (Thursday).

Parked at Sandown Station, the vehicle was reported to be well alight at around 10am, and police at the scene warned passers-by about possible ammunition in the vehicle.

An Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service spokeswoman said they were called at 9.45am after reports of two vehicles on fire.

Island Line said the car park was closed, but trains were continuing to operate.

*The fire was extinguished by 10.27am and no-one was injured, according to the fire service.

Land Rover

Land Rover

Land Rover

Land Rover

The burned-out vehicle at Sandown Railway Station. All pictures courtesy of Paul Holbrook, Wight Island Radio.


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