70 fire fighters tackling blaze at North Gorley near Fordingbridge

70 fire fighters tackling blaze at North Gorley near Fordingbridge

Published by Henrietta Creasey at 9:27pm 1st April 2020. (Updated at 7:31am 2nd April 2020)

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The blaze broke out at a thatched property in the village earlier this evening (Wednesday 1st April).

Nine fire engines and support vehicles are at the scene on Ringwood Road.

Hampshire Fire and Rescue is advising anyone living close by to "close windows and doors".

A spokesperson for the service told Spire FM that they were called at around 19:11pm this evening.

North Gorley fire
The thatched cottage is well alight.

All occupants in the house are fine and were out of the property before firefighters arrived. 

The incident was spotted by neighbours.

The Hazardous Area Response Team from South Central Ambulance Service are also assisting.

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LOCATION

The pretty thatched cottage is in the small village in the New Forest just off the A338.

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