Crews Tackle Sutton Scotney Blaze


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Hampshire Fire and Rescue say more than 75 firefighters from across Hampshire, Dorset, Wiltshire and Berkshire tried to bring a huge blaze involving thatch at four properties in Sutton Scotney under control.

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They’ve described it as a “long afternoon and a great team effort.”

Teams were called just before 1.20pm.

Four appliances were still in attendance by around 7.30pm as the incident was scaled down. 

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The incident was termed as a “very busy afternoon for Fire Control and all those involved with not only the incident, but covering the county too.”

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The hazardous area response team from South Central Ambulance service were also called, but no  injuries were reported.