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Sulham Woods fire in the open

At 5:59am on Monday, 18 July, we received reports of a fire in the open in Sulham Woods.

Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service crews from Caverhsam Road, Wokingham Road, Newbury, Whitley Wood and Theale were sent to the scene alongside two 4×4 vehicles and a six wheel drive fire appliance. Three officers were sent to the scene.

Upon arrival, crews found a wildfire in a wooded area. Firefighters surrounded and extinguished the fire.

Crews were on the scene for around seven hours and 40 minutes.

Incident Type
Fire in the open

Reading, England, RG8 8EB, United Kingdom