Tue, 06 Dec 2016
FIREFIGHTERS tackled a blaze in an empty Thatcham industrial unit yesterday evening (Monday).
Three pumps, including two from Newbury and one from Tadley were called at 9.45pm to a locked industrial unit in London Road, near the Texaco petrol station.
After a forced entry, firefighters discovered a small fire, extinguished by two firefighters wearing breathing apparatus, using a hosereel.
Firefighters also cleared the property f smoke using high pressure ventilation fans.
The cause was put down to electrical machinery.
Firefighters left the scene at 11.15pm