On Air The Afternoon Show Chris Quirk | 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Crews called to Ramsey house fire

Nearby properties evacuated

Fire crews have been dealing with what's understood to be a gas fire in Ramsey on Wednesday afternoon.

Teams from Ramsey and Laxey fire stations were called in to extinguish the blaze.

The incident is believed to have involved a gas main in a terraced property next to Parliament Square.

Routes surrounding the area were affected; the road between the traffic lights at Parliament Square and the roundabout near Shoprite in the town had to be closed for a period.

Nearby properties were evacuated as crews isolated the gas main.

More from Isle of Man News