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3 sheds deliberately set alight

Rembrandt Way, Colchester
20/12/2017 @ 01:46
Incident Number: 68912
In attendance: 2 x Colchester, 1 x Wivenhoe


Firefighters were called to the scene of a shed fire in the early hours of this morning.

On arrival, crews reported that three separate sheds, each positioned up to ten metres apart, were alight in a secured allotment area.

Firefighters extinguished the fires by 2.32am, before dampening down the remainder of the area to ensure there was no risk of reignition.

Crews left the scene by 3am. All three sheds have been destroyed by the fires, which are believed to have been set alight individually.

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