Essex County Fire and Rescue Service


Restaurant kitchen fire

High Street, Rayleigh
19/11/2017 @ 15:46
Incident Number: 67095
In attendance: 1 x Rayleigh Weir, 1 x Leigh

Firefighters were called to a kitchen fire in a restaurant in High Street, Rayleigh.

When fire crews arrived they reported the fire had started in the extraction unit. Firefighters managed to quickly extinguish the fire and stop it affecting the rest of the restaurant. The fire damage was limited to the extraction unit area.

Firefighters managed to extinguish the fire by 4:15pm.

The cause of the fire was found to be accidental. It's thought that the fire started in the extraction unit due to a build up of grease.



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