Oil tanks explode in Grateley blaze

Grateley house fires It took firefighters over two hours to bring the fire under control

Two oil tanks have exploded in a fire near Andover.

The blaze involving two houses and adjacent garages in Wallop Road, Grateley started just before 20:00 BST on Tuesday.

At its height about 33 firefighters fought the blaze that also spread to an adjacent field, which crews tackled using beaters.

Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service said there were no reports of any casualties.

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