Gym, workshop and garden centre damaged in Whitchurch fire
Description of Incident
About 30 firefighters battled a blaze after a van fire spread to a large commercial building.
The fire started in the vehicle and spread to the nearby single-story property.
The vehicle was completely destroyed while the timber-framed building was partially damaged by fire and smoke.
The building was split into three parts; a gym, a garden centre and a vehicle workshop.
Five crews attended from Whitchurch, Overton, Sutton Scotney, Basingstoke and Winchester.
Swift action by crews prevented the blaze spreading to a nearby petrol station.
Firefighters used a hose reel, three jets, four sets of breathing apparatus and an Ultra-High Pressure Lance (UHPL).
The incident ended at 17:19.