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Large field fire

Clay Hill Lane, Basildon
01/09/2019 @ 21:34
Incident Number: 108070
In attendance: 2 x Basildon, 1 x Corringham


Firefighters were called to a large field fire in Basildon last night (Sunday 1 September).

When cxrews arrived at the reported address, they confirmed that it was an area of grass measuring 100m x 50m on fire.

Firefighters worked quickly to extinguish the fire by 10:45pm. Crews then remained at the scene for a futher hour to extinguish remaining hot spots.

The cause of the fire was recorded as deliberate.

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