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Flat fire

Eastwood Road North, Leigh-on-Sea
30/03/2018 @ 16:39
Incident Number: 74698
In attendance: 2 x Southend, 1 x Leigh


Firefighters were called to a flat fire this afternoon.

On arrival, crews reported that a second floor flat was completely smoke logged. Firefighters immediately evacuated the other five flats in the block.

Crews were able to extinguish the fire completely by 5.19pm. The bedroom where the fire originated has been completely destroyed, while the rest of the flat has been badly smoke damaged. No other flats within the block were affected.

An investigation into the cause of the fire will now go ahead.

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