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Thatcham gorse fire suspected arson

Extinguished by Newbury firefighters in half an hour

Jane Meredith

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Jane Meredith

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01635 886637

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A GORSE fire in Thatcham yesterday (Wed) evening was a suspected arson.

Two pumps from Newbury Fire Station was called at 5.15pm to the incident in Pound Lane.

Two firefighters wearing breathing apparatus extinguished the blaze using a hosereel. 

Firefighters left the scene at 5.52pm.

The Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service (RBFRS) recorded the incident as a suspected arson.

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