90 Firefighters Tackle Brockenhurst Thatch Fire

3 December 2013, 07:08

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More than 90 firefighters have been called to a big thatched cottage fire in the New Forest.

Crews were called to North Weirs in Brockenhurst at 7.10pm on Monday (2 December).

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Crews from Brockenhurst, Lyndhurst, Lymington, Beaulieu, New Milton, Fordingbridge, Ringwood, Fawley, St. Mary's, Redbridge, Burley, Totton plus further supporting crews attended the fire.

In total, more than 90 firefighters and four officers were at the scene.

By 1.15 am the fire was brought under control but some firefighters will remain there until the early hours of Tuesday morning (3 December).

No-one was hurt.

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