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Fire in derelict building

Northbrooks, Harlow
17/10/2018 @ 02:04
Incident Number: 88377
In attendance: 2 x Harlow, 1 x Epping, 1 x Old Harlow


Firefighters were called to a fire in a large derelict building this morning (Wednesday 17 October).

When firefighters arrived at the incident, they reported the roof, first floor and second floor of the large building was on fire. The building measured approximately 20m x 30m.

Update 6:30am - Three fire crews are continuing to tackle the fire. Firefighters are also using an aerial ladder platform to pour water on the fire from above.

Update 8am - The fire has now been extinguished. One fire crews will remain checking and cooling hot spots.

Update 12pm - Fire crews have finished at the scene and will be leaving shortly.

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