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Fire in cafe

Maltings Road, Battlesbridge
03/08/2017 @ 03:26
Incident Number: 60183
In attendance: 1 x Wickford, 1 x Rayleigh Weir


Firefighters were called to a fire in a cafe in Battlesbridge.

The cafe is part of an extension which is joined to other retail businesses.

Firefighters managed to stop the fire from spreading to the other businesses which only suffered slight smoke damage. The cafe has been completely destroyed.

Firefighters managed to extinguish the fire by 4:45am.

The cause of the fire has been recorded as accidental. Firefighters found the fire started on the outside of the building by chest freezer which was connected to a cable reel which had become damaged.

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