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Huge fire breaks out at car factory in Cowes

Fire crews are dealing with a huge blaze which broke out at the factory at Medina Village in Bridge Road in East Cowes.

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Fire crews at Cowes "blaze is almost suppressed"

Fire crews say the fire at TJ Motors is almost suppressed Credit: Darren Vaughan

The Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service remains on site at Bridge Road in Cowes this evening, with crews reporting the fire is almost suppressed.

Properties in Thetis Road have been evacuated due to the ongoing incident at the Industrial Park. Until advised otherwise by the Emergency Services, residents will be unable to return to their properties.

Fire crews say the fire at TJ Motors is almost suppressed Credit: Darren Vaughan

Residents from Thetis Road are being directed to attend the Cowes Corinthian Yacht Club on Birmingham Road which has been set up by the Isle of Wight Council as a Temporary Place of Shelter until residents are able to return to their homes.

An emergency helpline has been set up for residents of Thetis Road to call: 01983 823407.

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