Essex County Fire and Rescue Service


House with thatched roof alight

The Causeway, Great Horkesley
22/03/2016 @ 18:24
Incident Number: 4205
In attendance: 2 x Colchester, 2 x Sudbury, 1 x Wivenhoe, 1 x Tiptree, 1 x Witham, 1 x Dovercourt, 1 x Manningtree, 2 x Clacton, 1 x Frinton, 1 x Halstead, 1 x Coggeshall

Firefighters were called to a house fire after the thatched roofing caught alight.

Crews from Colchester, Sudbury, Manningtree, Wivenhoe, Tiptree, Coggeshall, Witham, Clacton, Frinton, Halstead and Dovercourt assisted at the incident scene.

Three hose reel jets, four ladders and working from heights gear were used at the scene. Crews also carried out a water relay.  The fire was extinguished by 20:56hrs.

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