Firefighters have been tackling a chimney fire at a Newport property overnight.

Fire crew from Newport were called to a property on Standen Avenue at 8.14pm last night (Wednesday) to find the chimney well alight.

The fire was contained within the chimney and had not spread to the rest of the property and crew used thermal imaging equipment to make sure the building was safe.

Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue gave advice to the occupants an left the scene at 22.02pm.#

No injuries were reported