Yard fire - PHOTOS
Epping Road, Roydon
25/06/2020 @ 18:15
Incident Number: 125510
In attendance: 1 x Epping, 2 x Harlow, 1 x Loughton, 1 x Old Harlow, 1 x Hoddeston (HFB), 1 x Cheshunt (HFB)
Firefighters were called to a yard fire in Nazing.
On arrival crews reported that the fire was rapidly spreading to surrounding portacabins and vehicles.
Crews worked extremely hard in very hot conditions to bring the fire under control and extinguished it by 8.30pm. They then stayed on the site for some time to dampen down the area.
An investigation to establish the cause of the fire will take place tomorrow.
Following an investigation, the cause of the fire has been recorded as unknown (accidental or deliberate).
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