Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service

Fighters have been battling a fire at a derelict building in Sandown overnight.

Crew were called to what’s reported to be an empty care-home on Carter Street at 9.45pm last night (Wednesday).

Four appliances and an aerial ladder platform had to be used to combat the Sandown fire.

No injuries were reported and Isle of Wight Fire and rescue left the scene at 12.05am this morning (Thursday).

Police have been informed of the incident.