Smoke leads to road closure

By Ross Findon

Friday, March 28, 2014


A ROAD was closed in Cowes today (Friday) after reports of smoke coming from a manhole cover.

Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service was called to Baring Road at 10.42am.

Following a request from emergency services, Island Roads closed the road at 11.50am, however it has since re-opened.

The fire service said Scottish and Southern Electric Engineers had been called to the scene and isolated a cable.

Gurnard Primary School has lost power as a result of the incident, but will remain open. A disco due to be held tonight (Friday) has been cancelled.

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