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Deliberate grass fires

Vange Hill Drive, Basildon
02/09/2019 @ 15:16
Incident Number: 108131
In attendance: 2 x Basildon, 1 x Billericay


Firefighters were called to multiple areas of grassland alight in Basildon this afternoon (Monday 2 September).

When the first fire crew arrived at the address, they reported that due to strong winds and the multiple areas of fire, extra firefighters were needed to help tackle the fires.

The fires were extinguished by 4pm. Due to the number of fires within the same area the cause of the fire was recorded as deliberate.

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