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Fire in Newtown Road destroys building

Police investigate fire in derelict building

Charlotte Booth

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Charlotte Booth

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Fire; firefighters; fire engine

Fire crews tackled a blaze in a derelict building off the A339 in the Newtown Road area.

Five crews were called out at 3:45 yesterday afternoon (1st) to a fire in a derelict building, in the Newtown Road area.

A spokesman for the West Berkshire Fire Service said: "There were no injuries and it is currently being investigated by Thames Valley Police."

The blaze took four hours to be extinguished.

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