A LARGE plume of smoke has been spotted in Bracknell Forest this afternoon.

The fire in Chobham Common in Surrey has been spotted by residents in parts of Ascot.

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One resident said: "It’s been going for a couple of hours! Can be seen in Sunningdale!"

Surrey Fire and Rescue Service are at the scene and residents living in the are told to evacuate immediately. 

Windsor Road has been closed which is affecting traffic from Ascot and Bracknell Forest.