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.

More on This Story

From other news sites

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

BBC Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Weather

Southampton

27 °C 17 °C

Features & Analysis

  • Dr Mahinder Watsa Dr Sex

    The wisecracking 90-year-old whose advice column is a cult hit


  • Payton McKinnonLeft behind

    Why do so many children die in hot cars?


  • USA fanSoccer punch

    Has the US finally fallen in love with the beautiful game? BBC Sport


  • Cooling towers at the Temelin nuclear power station, Czech Republic, 2011Nuclear links

    The EU's dependence on Russian-designed power plants


Elsewhere on the BBC

  • Kyoto.Falling for Kyoto

    Acclaimed writer Pico Iyer describes an enchanting first stroll through the city

Programmes

  • (File photo) Usain BoltClick Watch

    Challenging the world's fastest man to a virtual race over 40m – can you keep up?

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.