Thatcham gorse fire suspected arson
Extinguished by Newbury firefighters in half an hour
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.