A lorry has caught fire in Arreton this afternoon (Wednesday).

The Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service said two pumps from Newport and Shanklin have been dealing with the incident on Sandown Road in Arreton.

The large trailer part of the lorry was alight when crews were called near to the turning to Downend.

Traffic is said to be very heavy in the area.

*UPDATED 2pm

*The road is now open.