SMOKE could be seen from Basingstoke as multiple fire crews attended a major blaze at Chobham Common in Surrey.

The huge inferno, which spread to 150 acres, has continued to burn on (Saturday, August 8).

It has been declared a major incident as firefighters remain at the scene throughout the weekend, a Surrey Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) spokesperson has confirmed.

The blaze was reported shortly after 12.30pm on (Friday, August 7) with some saying they could see the smoke as far as Basingstoke.

A statement from SFRS read: "Major incident - Chobham Common, Heath Fire - relief crews are now proceeding from across Surrey to continue fire-fighting operations. Local roads remain closed by Surrey Police. Please remain clear of Chobham Common."

A number of roads in the area remain closed and more than 100 people have been evacuated in the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead, Berkshire.

If you have any information or pictures of the incident from Basingstoke, please contact if it is safe and legal to do so.