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Fire crews tackle barn blaze in Thatcham

Firefighters called to scene after hay barn ignites

Chris Ord

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Chris Ord

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FIRE crews have been tackling a barn blaze in Thatcham that broke out in the early hours of this morning (Tuesday).


Two pumps from Newbury were called to the scene at Rainsford Farm at around 12:45am where they discovered a barn containing a large quantity of straw on fire.


The fire is now under control however firefighters are still at the scene with crews from Reading and Wokingham also attending.

No one was injured in the incident.


An investigation is expected to take place with the cause of the fire unknown.

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