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Fire at waste/recycling site

Chelmsford Road, Great Dunmow
05/09/2018 @ 08:52
Incident Number: 85726
In attendance: 1 x Great Dunmow, 1 x Stansted, 1 x Braintree


Firefighters were called to a fire at a waste/recycling site in Great Dunmow this morning.

When fire crews arrived they reported that they could see lots of smoke coming from the large warehouse on-site (which measured approximately 50m x 30m)

Firefighters ensured the electricity supply to the warehosue was shut off and then began to tackle the fire. Around 25 tonnes of waste was affected by the fire.

Fire crews managed to extinguish the fire by 10:15am.

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