Fire destroys derelict hotel

Firefighters were called to tackle a large fire at the derelict Royal Cliff Hotel in Sandown on the Isle of Wight last night.

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Fire which destroyed derelict hotel could be seen for miles

Fire destroys derelict hotel

Crews were called around 11:40 pm last night Credit: Darren Toogood, Island Echo

Firefighters were called to tackle a large fire at the derelict Royal Cliff Hotel in Sandown on the Isle of Wight last night.

Crews from Newport, Ryde, Sandown and Yarmouth were called to the scene off Beachfield Road at around 11:40 pm last night. People said they could see flames shooting into the sky for miles around.

The property has been gutted by the fire and an investigation into what caused it is underway.

Smoke could be seen for miles Credit: Darren Toogood
Crews from four areas were called to the scene Credit: Darren Toogood
The hotel has been gutted by the fire Credit: Darren Toogood

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