Emergency services rush to house fire near Newbury golf course

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The emergency services were in attendance at a house fire today near a Newbury golf course.

Earlier today, the emergency services were alerted to a home on fire near to the golf course on Snelsmore Common (Sunday, January 31).

It’s believed that the house caught fire early this morning and was attended by Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service and Ramsbury Fire Station.

After firefighters rushed to the scene, 10 pumps were required to put the fire out according to the fire service.

The home is believed to have caught on fire this morning

Three appliances continue to work at the Newbury site this afternoon.

Fortunately nobody is believed to have been hurt in the fire.

One water carrier at the scene belonged to Ramsbury Fire Station, who released a statement about the blaze.

The fire station said: “Early morning call for our water carrier appliance to a domestic property fire near Newbury.

“Joining multiple appliances from Berkshire fire and rescue service delivering much needed water to the incident.”

The cause of the fire is unknown, but it’s believed to have been extinguished. However, work to make the building safe is still ongoing.

Photos show some of the damage to the property, especially the roof.

Other photos taken at the scene this morning show large amounts of smoke leaving the home and the ladders leaning against the home which were used.

BerkshireLive has contacted Berkshire Fire and Rescue, but they have not yet released a comment and are unable to say more at this time.


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