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Fire in derelict building

West Street, Rochford
04/01/2018 @ 17:04
Incident Number: 69753
In attendance: 1 x Rochford, 2 x Southend, 1 x Leigh, 1 x Hawkwell


Firefighters were called to a fire in a derelict building in Rochford this evening (Thursday 4 January).

When firefighters arrived they arrived the first floor of the property was on fire.

At 6:10pm, firefighters reported the fire was under control. Firefighters have now entered the building to extinguish remaining hot spots.

At 6:40pm firefighters reported the fire was out. Crews will now make sure all remaining hot spots are fully cooled before leaving the site.

Firefighters left the scene at 7pm. The cause of the fire has been recorded as deliberate.

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