A HOUSE fire started in the floor space between the ground floor and first floor.

Crews from Freshwater and Newport Fire Stations attended the property at Victoria Road and managed to quickly extinguished the fire before it had chance to spread far.

Blue Watch, from Newport, said: "We have just returned from a property fire in Freshwater and worked alongside crews from Freshwater to deal with a fire and prevent it from spreading. Good work by all the crews involved."

The call came in at 2.37pm and the stop message came in at 3.33pm.