Seven fire appliances from fire stations from. around the county were scrambled to tackle a blaze that had broken out in flat overnight in Reading West.
Forty firefighters were called to Oxford Road in the early hours of Wednesday morning.
Two people living above a shop has been cut off by fire and were rescued by fire fighters.
Crews in breathing apparatus a used two hoes reels and jet to tackle the blaze that is now under investigation
A road closure was put in place to assist with the emergency services due to the amount of vehicles.