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Animals die in Isle of Wight pet shop fire

An investigation is currently underway to find out the cause of the blaze Photo:

A number of reptiles, birds and rodents have died in a fire at a pet shop on the Isle of Wight.

Fire crews were called at 11pm last night to Watergate Road in Newport, putting out the fire just before 1am.

An investigation is currently underway to find out the cause of the blaze.

  • Interviewee: Graham Orchard, Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue

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Volunteers have been helping to move the rest of the animals to safety.

A GoFundMe page has been set up to help raise money for those affected by the fire.