80 cars burnt out after fire at Boomtown music festival

A large fire has destroyed 80 cars after it broke out in the car park of the Boomtown music festival on Friday.

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At least 80 cars destroyed in fire at music festival

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At least 80 cars have been destroyed in a fire at Boomtown Fair music festival at the Matterley Bowl near Winchester.

Emergency services were called at 4:15pm Friday to a multiple car fire at the west car park.

Crews had to work to contain the area and they evacuated a neighbouring campsite as a precaution. The fire was brought under control just before 6pm.

No one has been reported as injured.

Police have since been working collaboratively with HFRS to ascertain the cause of the fire.The investigation is currently ongoing.

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