Fire at Shanklin summerhouse

By a County Press reporter

Wednesday, December 12, 2012


Fire at Shanklin summerhouse

The scene of the fire in Shanklin. Picture courtesy of @mrs_cars via Twitter.


FIRE crews from Shanklin and Ventnor were  last night (Tuesday) called to a blaze in a summerhouse.

The fire was reported at a property at the junction of Prince's Way and Green Lane, Shanklin at 7.40pm according to Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service.

Four personnel wearing breathing apparatus and a jet and a hose reel were being used to tackle the flames in the summerhouse, said to measure 10m x 6m.

*The fire, which is thought to have been caused by an electrical fault, was extinguished by 9.25pm.

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