FIRE has broken out at the Stag Inn, Lake.

Four fire crews have been sent to deal with the fire, from Sandown, Shanklin, Ryde and Newport, who sent a command vehicle and aerial ladder platform.

The call came through to 999 at 11.33am.

The pub is on the busy junction of Lake High Street and Newport Road. Expect delays to traffic in the area.

UPDATE 1.10pm: The incident has been declared as stopped by the Isle of Wight Fire Service.

There had been a fire in the roof space, which is now out.

Firefighters used four breathing apparatus and two hose reel jets while dealing with the fire.