Fire in derelict school building
St Johns Road, Stansted Mountfitchet
11/02/2016 @ 17:44
Incident Number: 2047
In attendance: 1 x Stansted, 1 x Newport
Firefighters are tackling a fire in a disused school building at the site of the old St Mary's School in Stansted Mountfitchet. The incident commander reports that the fire is contained to one classroom. Crews are using one main jet and one covering jet to control and extinguish the fire.
Update: Crews had extinguished the fire 18:55hrs. Firefighters in breathing apparatus used two jets to tackle the blaze. They then used a positive pressure ventilation fan to clear smoke from the building. The cause of the fire has been recorded as deliberate.