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Agricultural fire near Finchampstead

At 2:12pm on Saturday, 2 September, we received reports of an agricultural fire on Fleet Hill near Finchampstead.

Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service crews from Ascot and Bracknell fire stations were sent to the scene alongside an Officer and crews from Hampshire & Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service.

Upon arrival, crews discovered a bonfire had spread to a nearby outbuilding. Firefighters used two hose reels, one hydrant and a thermal imaging camera to extinguish the fire.

Crews were at the scene for approximately one hour and 23 minutes. Read more about agricultural fire safety on our website.

Incident Type
Fire in the open

Fleet Hill, Finchampstead, England, United Kingdom