Huge fire near Petersfield

(C) Hampshire and IOW Fire and Rescue 2024

40 firefighters have battled a huge blaze at a scrap metal yard near Petersfield.

Crews from Petersfield, Horndean, Emsworth, Cosham, Havant and Liphook were first alerted to the incident on Greenway Lane in Buriton at around 12:30 pm on Monday.

The fire involved around 3,000 tonnes of metal.

Support vehicles, including water carriers and an aerial ladder, responded to assist with the incident.

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