go

Firefighters battle Winterbourne field blaze

Two acres of stubble affected

Jane Meredith

Reporter:

Jane Meredith

Contact:

01635 886637

BOaI3u5CEAAZELE.jpg large

FIREFIGHTERS tackled a Winterbourne field fire this afternoon (Sunday).

Two pumps were called at around 3.45pm, from Newbury Fire Station, to land situated off the Wantage Road, where two acres of stubble were alight.

Nearby residents of houses had self evacuated the properties.

No-one was hurt.

Firefighters used beaters and water from hose reels to extinguish the blaze, cause unknown, before leaving at 4.45pm.

Leave your comment

Share your opinions on Newbury Weekly News

Characters left: 1000

Article comments

  • Louise

    Louise

    18/09/2016 - 23:11

    Happened last year too; local arsonist at work?

    Reply

News

Burger bonanza in Newbury next month
News

Burger bonanza in Newbury next month

Two new chains to open in the town

2comments

 
Driver threatened with weapon in Theale
News

Driver threatened with weapon in Theale

Police release CCTV of man who may have vital information

3comments

 
News

Wash Common library to close tomorrow (Friday)

2comments

 
News

In this week's Newbury Weekly News......

 
News

West Berkshire protesters march in London

13comments