Pile of wood alight
Haven Road, Wivenhoe
05/02/2016 @ 17:44
In attendance: 1 x Wivenhoe, 1 x Colchester
Firefighters are tackling a fire in a large pile of waste wood. The incident commander reports that the pile covers an area of 20 metres by 20 metres and is 80% alight. Firefighters are using two spray plates (unmanned jets) and one covering jet to control the fire and protect surrounding risks.
This is expected to be a protracted incident.
Update: The fire was extinguished by 21:45hrs. It was started accidentally.