Around 27 firefighters were called to the Mercure Hotel at Elcot Park in Bath Road in Newbury. A number of guests were led from the premises at about 3.30am. The fire is out. No-one is reported to have been injured. It is believed the fire may have starte din the basement.
Mercure Hotel at Elcot Park evacuated in Newbury, Berkshire after a fire in the basement. More follows.