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Eddington, Hungerford fire

At 7:12pm on Tuesday, 11 October, we received reports of a residential fire in Eddington, Hungerford. 
Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service crews from Hungerford, Newbury, Bracknell, Theale, Whitley Wood, Maidenhead, Mortimer, Caversham Road, Wokingham, Wokingham Road, Crowthorne, Windsor, Langley, Ascot and Slough attended the scene, alongside four Officers.   
Specialist vehicles were also in attendance, including two Incident Control Units from Maidenhead and a water carrier from Bracknell. 
Additional support from Dorset and Wiltshire and Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Services was also provided. 
Upon arrival crews discovered a fire in a chimney that had spread to a thatched roof. Crews worked at height using ladders to extinguish the fire with five hose reels, before maintaining fire breaks and damping down at the property. 
Crews were on the scene for approximately 14 hours and 14 minutes with further re-inspections of the scene being carried out.

Incident Type

Hungerford, England, RG17 0HD, United Kingdom