Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Fire crews tackle Isle of Wight 'car storage barn' blaze

New barn fire
Image caption The fire broke out at an industrial unit at New Barn Farm at 08:15 GMT

A barn believed to be containing luxury vehicles has been damaged by a fire in the Isle of Wight.

Up to 50 firefighters tackled the blaze at New Barn Farm off Middle Road in Calbourne at about 08:15 GMT.

A number of small explosions could be heard going off during the fire at the car storage unit, a witness said.

The fire is not being treated as suspicious, but the cause is yet to be established. Crews are due to remain on the scene throughout the day.

Image caption Up to 50 firefighters tackled the blaze
Image caption A plume of smoke was seen hanging over Calbourne
Image caption Crews are due to remain on the scene throughout the day

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