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Multiple Crews Tackle Blaze At Derelict Sandown Hotel

A quintet of fire services were called to Sandown last night (Wednesday) following another blaze at a derelict hotel in the town.

The Hampshire and Isle of Wight Fire Service received reports of smoke issuing from the the derelict Cygnet Hotel in Sandown at 10:30pm.

Five fire engines and crews from Sandown, Shanklin, Ryde, Ventnor and Newport, arrived on scene shortly after.

An aerial ladder platform and mobile incident command unit were also on scene.

Firefighters worked to contain the fire using main jets, hose reel jets and thermal imaging cameras.

The fire was extinguished and the stop message was issued at 2am.

The cause of the blaze is currently unknown.

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