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Pile of wood alight

Haven Road, Wivenhoe
05/02/2016 @ 17:44
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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.

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