Firefighters are still battling a huge blaze with a smell traveling through Hampshire

FIRE services are still battling a large heather fire in Ash Ranges this afternoon.

Fire crews in Hampshire and Surrey have been battling the large blaze since just after 1.30pm on April 23.

Hampshire & Isle of Wight Fire Control tweeted: “We currently have teams from @Rushmoor02, @BordonFire03 and @fleet04 assisting our Surrey colleague with a very large fire on Henley Ranges, Ash Vale. Smoke is moving up to Farnham so carry on with your windows closed if you’re in the area.”

Surrey Fire and Rescue Service tweeted: “We are currently attending an open air fire near Henley Park in Pirbright after receiving the initial call at 11.28am. We have 12 fire and rescue vehicles there -down, including specialized units.

“Please avoid the area and people nearby should close windows and doors.”

People took to social media to post photos of the large plume of smoke.

Some people said the smell of smoke traveled as far as Romsey and Bournemouth.

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