M4 closed as firefighters called to blaze near RAF base

Parts of the M4 have been closed due to a fire in Newbury nearby to an RAF base, the emergency services have confirmed. Firefighters from Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service, were called to a blaze at an industrial building near Westbrook, Newbury shortly before 2pm. According to the fire service, the blaze may have involved “pyrotechnics and fireworks” near the RAF Welford base. Due to the fire, the M4 was closed in both directions between junction 13 and 14 on Satruday afternoon.

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