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Oil Tanker Fire

Brentwood Road, Orsett
22/01/2016 @ 17:19
Incident Number: 1072
In attendance: 2 X Grays 1 X Orsett


Firefighters are currently tackling a fire at a 10m high oil tanker on a farm.

Two cooling jets are being used to fight the fire. Metal sheets are being removed from the tanker to access lagging.

Update 20:20hrs - Fire has been extinguished using two hose reel jets. A thermal image camera was also used during the incident. Crews revisited incident scene to cool the tanker down at 21:20hrs.

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