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Field fire beside M25

Epping Lane, Romford
14/07/2017 @ 12:04
Incident Number: 58837
In attendance: 2 x Brentwood, 1 x Billericay (Pinzgauer), 1 x Orsett


Firefighters were called to reports of a field fire near to junction 27 of the M25, Theydon Bois, this afternoon.

On arrival, fire crews found around two square miles of the field was alight.

Firefighters worked with the Highways Agency to implement appropriate lane closures on the M25 and worked hard to extinguish the fire by 12:50pm, using an off-road vehicle called a Pinzgauer to help negotiate the terrain.

The cause of the fire was recorded as undetermined.

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