A VAN has been completely destroyed by a fire in Hook yesterday afternoon.

On-call firefighters from Hartley Wintney Fire Station were called to the incident on Monday, January 10 on Odiham Road at 14:12.

The vehicle was on fire and extinguished by crews.

A spokesperson from Hampshire and Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service, said: “On-call firefighters from Hartley Wintney Fire Station were called to a van alight yesterday afternoon (10 Jan).

“The crew were sent to the scene on Odiham Road at 14:12.

“The vehicle on the road was fully destroyed in the blaze which was extinguished using two hose reels with firefighters wearing two sets of breathing apparatus.

"Police were on the scene to enforce a road closure as HIWFRS used specialist environmental equipment to clean the surrounding area, and the Highways Agency requested to attend to deal with a fuel spillage.

“Firefighters returned to station following the stop message at 16:35.”

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The photo taken at the scene shows the vehicle destroyed by the blaze.

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