A FIRE has spread across two homes in Warfield.

Rescue crews have scrambled to Rachaels Lake View in Warfield to tackle a fire.

Residents and neighbours are being told "to avoid the area".

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Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service said: "At 3.21pm on Friday, 7 August, we received reports of a fire in an outbuilding in Rachaels Lake View, Warfield.

"Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service crews from Wokingham, Wokingham Road, Dee Road, Caversham Road, Slough and Whitley Wood were sent to the scene, alongside an aerial ladder platform from Buckinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service.

"Upon arrival, crews found a fire that had spread to two properties.

"Crews are currently working to extinguish the fire. This incident is ongoing. Please avoid the area."

An image sent in by resident, Robert Wilson, shows clouds of smoke billowing above homes.

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People can be seen watching from the road.

Robert said the fire looked "pretty large" and "emergency services were on the scene promptly".

He added: "All my windows and french doors were closed as well as my neighbours as the smoke was getting too much."

Drone footage sent into the News by Robert shows two fire trucks and the emergency service tackling the blaze.