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Huge wild fire hits SURREY as the fire can be seen from central London


Huge wildfire meets SURREY: Blaze, seen from central London, breaks out on Chobham Common and breaks off the women's golf competition

  • Firefighters tackle a grass fire that is larger than 40 acres in Cobham Common
  • Play at the Rose Ladies Series Grand Final had to be suspended this afternoon
  • The fire spread across Wentworth golf course and 10 fire trucks are on site

Firefighters fight a grass fire in Surrey that is larger than 40 acres and has spread to a golf course.

Play at the Rose Ladies Series Grand Final was suspended after a fire that started on Chobham Common and spread to Wentworth golf course.

Surrey Fire and Rescue Services said it had sent 10 fire trucks, two water carriers and 10 other vehicles to fight the fire.

The fire could be seen from more than 20 miles away in west London and from tall buildings in central London.

The grand finale of the Rose Ladies Series was interrupted after the great fire at Wentworth Golf Course in Surrey

The fire raged on into the evening and sent huge clouds of smoke into the sky, which can be seen more than 20 miles away

The fire raged on into the evening and sent huge clouds of smoke into the sky, which can be seen more than 20 miles away

The fire started around 12:25 p.m. in Chobham Common before spreading to the nearby golf course

The fire started around 12:25 p.m. in Chobham Common before spreading to the nearby golf course

The fire started in Chobham Common, Surrey before spreading to Wentworth Golf Course

The fire started in Chobham Common, Surrey before spreading to Wentworth Golf Course

A total of ten fire engines were sent along with several special vehicles, with the first arriving at the crime scene around 12.35 p.m.

A total of ten fire engines were sent along with several special vehicles, with the first arriving at the crime scene around 12.35 p.m.

The fire could be seen for miles, even from tall buildings in central London

The fire could be seen for miles, even from tall buildings in central London

Chobham Road is closed between Titlarks Hill Road and the roundabout with Windsor Road and Chertsey Road

Chobham Road is closed between Titlarks Hill Road and the roundabout with Windsor Road and Chertsey Road

A fire department spokesman said: “We received a call this afternoon at around 12.25pm ​​to report a fire in Chobham Common.

A total of ten fire engines were sent along with several special vehicles, with the first arriving at the crime scene around 12.35 p.m.

& # 39; Approximately 41 acres of grass and undergrowth are on fire. The crews stay on the scene to fight the fire. & # 39;

Smoke from the fire was visible well over ten miles away and was previously mistakenly viewed by some on social media as originating from Heathrow Airport.

The fire stops playing as the group of Cara Gainer, Sophie Powell and Gabriella Cowley wait to play out on the third day of the Rose Ladies Series on the West Course at Wentworth Golf Club

The fire stops playing as the group of Cara Gainer, Sophie Powell and Gabriella Cowley wait to play out on the third day of the Rose Ladies Series on the West Course at Wentworth Golf Club

Surrey Fire and Rescue Services said it had sent 10 fire trucks, two water carriers and 10 other vehicles to fight the fire

Surrey Fire and Rescue Services said it had sent 10 fire trucks, two water carriers and 10 other vehicles to fight the fire

Ash, believed to have come from the fire, has been reported to have fallen on houses as far as Windsor.

The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead City Council said: “Ash is falling into my garden in Windsor now.

& # 39; I can only accept from Chobham. It must be a big fire. & # 39;

The railway at Longcross, Surrey has been blocked and trains cannot pass because the fire is on the line.

Police vehicles take part in the fire that began on Chobham Common, Surrey and spread across Wentworth Golf Course

Police vehicles take part in the fire that began on Chobham Common, Surrey and spread across Wentworth Golf Course

Approximately 41 acres of grass and undergrowth are on fire. The crews stay on the scene to fight the fire

Approximately 41 acres of grass and undergrowth are on fire. The crews stay on the scene to fight the fire

The Surrey Heath Liberal Democrats said: “Trains between Reading and Waterloo run between Reading and Ascot or Waterloo and VirginiaWater, with replacement transport between Ascot and Virginia Water.

"Disturbance expected until 8 p.m."

Chobham Road is closed between Titlarks Hill Road and the roundabout with Windsor Road and Chertsey Road.

The Rose Ladies Series is a unique professional women's tournament that consists of seven one-day competitions and culminates in a three-day grand final.

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