Fire crews from Hampshire and Surrey have successfully extinguished a major blaze in Yateley.
Crews were called to Vigo Lane to a blaze involving 75 tonnes of scrap metal last night (Tuesday 2nd April).
Teams from Basingstoke, Fleet, Hartley Wintney, Bordon, Rushmoor and Surrey spent a number of hours dealing with the incident.
People living in the area and in Camberley were urged to keep their windows and doors closed, as teams tackled the flames.
The advice was issued as large smoke was seen coming from the scene of the fire.
You can see pictures and video from the scene in the tweets below.
We are currently dealing with a large 6 pump fire in the Vigo Lane area of #Yateley involving approx 75 tonnes of scrap - crews from @Yateley14 @HartleyWintney8 @fleet04 @SurreyFRS @BordonFire03 @Rushmoor02 @Basingstoke_01 in attendance— Hants Fire Control (@hfrs_control) April 2, 2019
We currently have crews dealing with a scrap metal fire in #Yateley.— Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service (@Hants_fire) April 2, 2019
If you are in the #Camberley or Yateley areas tonight please make sure you have your doors and windows closed due to smoke in the area. @HartleyWintney8 @Rushmoor02 @Basingstoke_01 @hfrs_control @SurreyFRS pic.twitter.com/edzC4UHQXB
02P7 & 02C3 now in attendance at a metal scrap yard fire in Yateley. BW & RDS pic.twitter.com/oxCMKUEKOJ— Rushmoor Fire Stn (@Rushmoor02) April 2, 2019
BW & RDS currently at this incident in Yateley pic.twitter.com/HSEOO78Nep— Rushmoor Fire Stn (@Rushmoor02) April 2, 2019
The incident is ongoing but B/W Rushmoor have left it in the capable hands of @AltonFire05 @fleet04 @BordonFire03 @Basingstoke_01 and the the command vehicle crewed by our on call colleagues here @Rushmoor02 #OnCallFire pic.twitter.com/erxbbmKZk0— Rushmoor Fire Stn (@Rushmoor02) April 3, 2019
Shout #39 mobilised at 02:30 to a relief for a fire in a scrap metal yard in Yateley. It’s continued to burn throughout the night with our relief arriving at first light. @LiphookFire13 @fleet04 @AltonFire05 #KeepDoorsNWindowsShut #ThickBlackSmoke #OneTeam #WWMD pic.twitter.com/ETi1zMEZ8b— Odiham Fire Station (@Odiham10) April 3, 2019