Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Flats evacuated after Ventnor blaze

Residents from a block of flats on the Isle of Wight have spent the night away from their homes after a fire broke out.

The fire started in the roof of the three-storey building in Clarendon Court, Pound Lane, Ventnor just after 17:00 GMT on Thursday.

Firefighters remain on scene after discovering another hot spot.

The service said all the residents were led to safety and no-one was hurt. The cause of the fire is not yet known.

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