Blaze rips through Church Crookham workshopsBy Laura Nightingale
December 17, 2012
A FIRE tore through a timber building in Church Crookham on Saturday, December 15 damaging three workshop units and a dozen vehicles.
More than 40 fire officers from stations across Surrey and Hampshire were called to the large blaze which continued into the night.
The fire at the timber and brick workshop, whish was on farm land in Ewshot Lane, was reported to Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service at 7.55pm.
Firefighters, mainly from Rushmoor and Basingstoke, were called to tackle the flames. Four appliances, two water carriers and one special equipment unit was used from Rushmoor station based in Farnborough.
Crews from Farnham, Hartley Wintney and Fleet also helped and a water carrier from Camberley's blue watch was provided.
Six jets and a thermal imaging camera were used to help extinguish the flames and the fire was put out by 12.14am.
A total of 35 firefighters and seven officers attended the incident.
No one was hurt as a result of the fire.
The investigating fire officer said they were continuing to look into the fire but it was not being treated as suspicious.