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Suspicious scooter blaze in field near Hermitage

Vehicle found fully alight

Jane Meredith

Jane Meredith


01635 886637

Burghfield Common kitchen fire

A SCOOTER fire in a field near Hermitage yesterday (Thursday) evening is being treated as suspicious.

Firefighters from Dee Road Fire Station in Tilehurst were called to the blazing scooter situated in a field off the B4009/Hermitage Road at 7.30pm.

A motorist who alerted emergency services after spotting the fire was at the scene.

No-one was hurt.

Firefighters left the scene at 8.15pm and police were also called. 

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