Police are requesting that the public stay away from the area of Staarvey Road, Peel because of a barn fire in the area.

A fire service spokesperson said: 'Crews from Peel, Douglas and Kirk Michael are dealing with a substantial fire in the Staarvey area.

'Further information will be released as the incident develops. We are advising members of the public to avoid the area at this time. Our partners in the police have closed the nearby roads.'