THREE sheds in Bembridge caught fire this afternoon (Monday).

Crews of firefighters from Ryde and East Cowes were called out to Downsview Road after the alarm was raised at 12.08pm.

The outdoor timber structures were well alight, a spokesperson for the fire and rescue service said.

The fire was contained and tackled by firefighters, who remained at the scene for nearly an hour and a half.

The fire service spokesperson said they did not believe any suspicious circumstances had led to the fire.