Laurel Court, Rochford
26/12/2017 @ 01:36
Incident Number: 69230
In attendance: 1 x Rochford, 1 x Hawkwell, 1 x Leigh, 1 x Southend (ALP)
Firefighters were called to a house fire in Rochford early this morning (Boxing Day, Tuesday 26 December).
When fire crews arrived they reported the first floor and the roof were on fire. Firefighters managed to extinguish the fire by 3:30am.
The property has been left badly damaged by the fire. The roof has been completed destroyed and the rest of the house has suffered severe fire damage.
Following an investigation the cause of the fire has been recorded as accidental, and was most likely due to an electrical fault in fish tank equipment.