Update as of 8.40am on 8 June 2022
After extinguishing the fire, firefighters successfully cooled the cylinders, before making the area safe. They were on the scene for about 8 hours, leaving the scene at midnight and handing over to Thames Valley Police.
Thank you for your understanding and for avoiding the area during this time.
Update as of 7.43pm
The incident is stable but likely to be protracted as firefighters work to cool the acetylene cylinders. Thank you for your patience.
Update as of 6.10pm
This incident involves acetylene cylinders and may be ongoing for some time. Please continue to avoid the area if possible.
Update as of 5pm on Tuesday, 6 June
At 3:53pm on Tuesday, 7 June, we received reports of a fire at a commercial premises on the junction of Bath Road and Green Lane in Thatcham.
Two Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service crews from Newbury and crews from Windsor and Theale are currently on scene, alongside an Incident Command Unit and two officers.
Upon arrival, crews found a fire at a single storey building and remain on the scene.
A safety cordon is in place and people are advised to avoid the area while emergency services attend this incident.
Further information will be provided when available.