Digger being used to create fire break

Firefighters at the site of a blaze in Basingstoke are using a mechanical digger to create a fire break as they struggle to contain the fire.

100 tonnes of rubbish at Basingstoke Skip Hire have been burning since 4am.

More than 30 firefighters are now at the scene.


'Major fire' in Basingstoke

100 tonnes of domestic waste are on fire in Basingstoke in Hampshire.