Firefighters are tackling a chimney fire in Calbourne this afternoon (Friday).

The Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service says it was called to Pound Lane at 12.44pm.

One appliance from Newport is dealing with the incident, according to a fire service spokesperson.

Thanks to @iwightfire.

**Updated 2.15pm

* A spokesperson has confirmed that firefighters are still there but no assistance has been requested:

“The fire is contained to the chimney. Chimney gear is in use. The chimney is being touched from above and we’re working from height to try and extinguish it. The crew has not asked for any assistance.”

** Firefighters have now left the incident.

They returned to station at 2.37pm.