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Fire at chip shop

Martin's Road, Halstead
11/09/2018 @ 16:18
Incident Number: 86135
In attendance: 2 x Halstead, 1 x Braintree`


Firefighters were called to a fire in chip shop in Halstead this afternoon (Tuesday 11 September).

Firefighters managed to quickly extinguish the fire by 5pm. Crews then used a high powered fan to clear smoke from the property. Crews managed to stop the fire spreading to the adjoining residental property.

Three people suffering from smoke inhalation were left in the care of the Ambulance Service.

The cause of the fire was found to be an accidental cooking fire. The shop area where the fire started has been severely damaged by fire.

 

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