Essex County Fire and Rescue Service


Fire in large storage outbuilding

Wiggins Lane, Billericay
24/10/2017 @ 00:01
Incident Number: 65329
In attendance: 1 x Billericay, 2 x Basildon, 1 x Wickford, 1 x Orsett, 1 x Rayleigh Weir, 1 x Chelmsford (Water Bowser)

Firefighters were called to a fire in a large commercial outbuilding measuring approximately 20m x 40m.

The building is thought to be used for storage and also contained a car, and possibily cylinders and fuel.

When fire crews arrived they found the building was completely on fire. Additional fire engnes were requested (six in total) plus a Water Bowser (a large tanker containing water) as there was a poor water supply near the incident.

At 2pm the officer in charge reported the fire was under control.The fire was extinguished at 3:20am.

An investigation will be carried out to find the cause of the fire.


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