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Barn fire

Princess Margaret Road, East Tilbury
14/03/2020 @ 22:06
Incident Number: 119634
In attendance: 1 x Orsett, 2 x Grays, 1 x Hawkwell, 2 x Basildon, 1 x Corringham


Crews were called to reports of a tractor on fire inside a barn. 

On arrival firefighters reported that an agricultural building, measuring around 12 metres x 10 metres, was completely alight. 

Firefighters worked to bring all cattle and horses out of the barn to safety and quickly set up water supplies to begin tackling the fire in difficult conditions. 

Crews reported that the fire had been extinguished by 12.10am and then stayed at the scene to continuing dampening down hotspots. 

An investigation into the cause of the fire will now be carried out.

 

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