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Garage destroyed in fire

Providence Place, Colchester
11/05/2018 @ 11:17
Incident Number: 77144
In attendance: 1 x Colchester, 1 x Wivenhoe


Firefighters were called to a garage fire this morning.

Crews reported on arrival that the garage, which is situated behind a restaurant and measures approximately eight by five metres, was completely alight.

Firefighters requested the assistance of police to manage traffic on the road while they tackled the fire.

Due to the amount of smoke, residents of nearby properties were encouraged to keep their windows and doors closed before firefighters extinguished the fire at 11.55am.

The garage has been completely destroyed, while two other garages (positioned either side) have also suffered from fire damage.

The cause of the fire has been recorded as deliberate.

 

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