Hampshire School fire: Emergency services respond
Emergency services are currently responding to a school fire near the Hampshire and Newbury border. Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service confirmed that they were dealing with the blaze at a preparatory school in Newton at 1.48pm on April 27th. The cause of the fire is not yet known, and crews are currently working to extinguish the flames.
Residents in the nearby area have been advised to keep their windows and doors closed due to the smoke from the fire. The blaze has caused significant damage to the school, with reports indicating that the flames are still ongoing.
Preparatory school in Newton engulfed in flames
Further details about the incident are yet to be released, but Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service will continue to update the public as they work to bring the situation under control.
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⚠️Our crews are dealing with a fire at a preparatory school in Newton, Newbury.
Due to smoke, we advise local residents nearby and towards the Wash Common area to keep windows and doors closed whilst our crews extinguish the fire. 🪟🚪✅
— Hampshire & Isle of Wight Fire & Rescue Service (@HantsIOW_fire) April 27, 2023