Residents warned after farm fire breaks out

A Surrey Fire and Rescue engine
Surrey Fire and Rescue said eight engines attended the fire [Surrey Fire and rescue]

People are being told to stay clear of an area where firefighters are attending a fire at a farm.

Surrey Fire and Rescue Service said the fire was at a farm on Norwood Hill Road in Charlwood.

A spokesperson said crews were continuing to deal with the fire at 8:30 BST after they were first alerted overnight.

Residents in the area were also reporting low water pressure, thought to be linked to the fire fighting.

Provider SES Water said the company was "working closely" with the fire service and hoped to restore supply to normal levels as soon as possible.

An SES spokesperson said: “We're aware of reports of a limited number of customers experiencing low pressure in Charlwood.

"Inspectors are working closely with Surrey Fire and Rescue following their attendance to a fire on Northwood Hill Road to ensure customers' water supply is restored back to normal as soon as possible.

"We apologise to everyone affected by this incident and are working hard to return water supplies to normal."

They said further updates would be provided.

A Surrey Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: "We now have five fire engines at the scene, as well as an aerial ladder platform and a water carrier.

"Everyone is accounted for. If you live nearby, please stay clear of the area.”

In a post on X, formerly Twitter, at 2:06 the service said there were eight engines at the scene.

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