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Kitchen fire destroys house

Turret Court, Ongar
14/09/2019 @ 19:10
Incident Number: 108975
In attendance: 1 x Brentwood, 1 x Harlow, 1 x Old Harlow, 1 x Loughton, 1 x Chelmsford (aerial ladder platform)


Crews were called to a house in Ongar after a resident discovered a fire in her kitchen. 

On arrival firefighters reported that the house was completely alight and worked to entinguish it by 11pm. 

The house has been completely destroyed by the fire. 

There were no reported casualties. 

Following an investigation the cause of the fire has been recorded as accidental. 


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