Essex County Fire and Rescue Service


Large pile of rubbish on fire - PHOTO

Morrow Lane, Ardleigh
16/08/2017 @ 14:41
Incident Number: 61114
In attendance: 1 x Manningtree, 1 x Colchester, 1 x Wivenhoe

Firefighters were called to a fire involving approximately 20 tonnes of rubbish this afternoon.

The smoke from the fire, which spanned an area of around 30 square metres, could be seen from the A120 and the Severalls Industrial area in Colchester.

The electricity board also attended the incident to isolate the nearby power supply.

Firefighters worked hard to extinguish the fire by 3.55pm. The cause was recorded as accidental.

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