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Caravan destroyed in Aldermaston fire

Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service spokeswoman, Nicole Targett, confirmed one fire engine from Mortimer Fire Station and a second from Tadley, sent by Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service, were called at 6.06pm to the site, at Paices Hill, where a caravan was alight.
Firefighters used a hosereel to extinguish the fire and the incident was closed by the fire services at 6.32pm.
No-one was hurt.
Thames Valley Police spokesman, Craig Evry, confirmed police were called to the incident at 6.32pm, which was not being treated as suspicious.
The RBFRS put the cause down to controlled burning by the site owner.

An earlier report posted on Newburytoday read that firefighters were called to Young’s Industrial Estate to a caravan on fire.
‘Unfortunately, this was incorrect, but was based on information received from The Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service ‘
‘We are happy to clarify that the fire was at Aldermaston’s traveller’s site and not Young’s Industrial Estate.
and apologise for the error.’

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