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TVFCS take 56 calls for Royal Berkshire in 24 hours from 9am Thurs 13 July

Thames Valley Fire Control Service received 56 calls for Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service in the last 24 hours that led to firefighters responding to a number of incidents.

Calls from 9am on Thursday 13 July 2017 to Friday 14 July 2017 include:

At 3.42pm on Thursday 13 July, reports were received that fuel was leaking from an LPG cylinder at a garage on Finchampstead Road, Finchampstead.

Crews from Wokingham and Crowthorne fire stations went to the scene.

Four firefighters worked in breathing apparatus and used a range of equipment to make the scene safe.

Thames Valley Police supported the work of crews by closing nearby roads and firefighters were there until 7.20pm.

At 5.20pm on Thursday 13 July, firefighters from Whitley Wood and Dee Road fire stations went to a collision at Shooters Hill, about half a mile outside Pangbourne.

They ensured the vehicles involved were safe and then assisted South Central Ambulance Service with first aid for the people involved in the collision.

At 8.02pm on Thursday 13 July, Thames Valley Fire Control Service received more than 20 calls from members of the public reporting a fire between the A4 Bath Road and Andover Road.

Two crews from Newbury Fire Station went to the scene and found that a section of undergrowth 15m by 2m was on fire and was well alight.

Firefighters used a hose reel to extinguish the blaze and were there until 8.30pm.