A FIRE at a domestic property at Whitepit Lane in Newport has been attended to by crews from Newport and East Cowes Fire Stations.

Crews were alerted about a fire alarm sounding and smoke coming from a residential property at 10.48pm today (Wednesday).

A cooking pan had been left on and was causing the fire.

Firefighters have dispersed the smoke.

A crew from Ryde Fire Station were despatched but have since been turned back as not needed.

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