Essex County Fire and Rescue Service


Fire at scrap yard

Foster Street, Epping
27/06/2018 @ 18:31
Incident Number: 80306
In attendance: 2 x Harlow, 1 x Old Harlow, 1 x Epping

Firefighters were called to a fire at a scrap yard in North Weald Bassett, Epping.

The Control Room received dozens of 999 calls reporting the fire as lots of smoke could be seen from the M11.

When fire crews arrived they reported the fire involved a number of scrap cars and a large quantity of wood which was stacked in numerous piles around the yard.

*Update 10pm* Crews are still at the scene dampening down. Three fire engines remain at the scene.

*Update 11:45pm* Firefighters have now left the scene.

The cause of the fire will be investigated.

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