Flats evacuated after fire

By Richard Wright

Monday, July 15, 2013

 

UPDATED 16:37*

A BLOCK of Isle of Wight accommodation for people with mental health problems was evacuated this afternoon (Monday) after a fire in a bedroom.

Two fire appliances from Ryde and one from Sandown were called at 3.19pm to Sandham House at Fort Street, Sandown.

Firefighters said no-one was in the property when they arrived.

Sandham House is run by the Southern Housing Group. It provides support for residents who are encouraged to be as independent as possible.

*The fire was extinguished by 4pm.

Reporter: richardw@iwcpmail.co.uk

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