11:28AM, Tuesday 07 May 2013
Emergency services are at the scene of a major fire in Park Street in Windsor this evening.
Firefighters from Slough and Maidenhead have confirmed they are at the scene. They were called before 9pm this evening.
Residents at the scene said on Twitter that the fire started in a house which was unoccupied and was being renovated by a businessman.
It is near Windsor Castle, where the Queen will be visiting for the first day of the Royal Windsor Horse Show, tomorrow.
South Central Ambulance Service confirmed it has not been called to the fire.
Shami is at the scene this evening and told the Express on Twitter that a building has been completely burnt down. He added: “I only spoke to the builder this morning and we were saying how nice the building was looking.”
Thames Valley Police and Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service have not yet confirmed the exact details and cause of the fire.
UPDATE: 12.05AM: South Central Ambulance Service confirms it was called at 11.42pm to a fire in Park Street.
Fire ambulance officer and area response team are at the scene. No reported injuries.
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