At 5:08pm on Monday, 25 July, we received reports of a fire on Theale Road in Burghfield.
Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service crews from Caversham Road, Wokingham Road, Newbury, Hungerford, Mortimer, Ascot, Whitley Wood, Wokingham and Theale were sent to the scene alongside three Officers. Three 4x4s, a water carrier and an incident command unit were also sent to the scene. Crews from Oxfordshire County Council Fire and Rescue Service also attended the incident.
Upon arrival, crews discovered a fire in an industrial barn. Using six jets, four high pressure hose reels and a high volume pump, firefighters equipped with breathing apparatus extinguished the fire, whilst protecting surrounding barns and fields.
Crews were on the scene for approximately 16 hours and 15 minutes.