Essex County Fire and Rescue Service


Flat fire

Mearns Place, Chelmsford
07/07/2020 @ 02:14
Incident Number: 126213
In attendance: 2 x Chelmsford, 1 x Great Baddow

A woman has been left homeless after a flat fire in Chelmsford early this morning (Tuesday 7 July).

When firefighters arrived at the property they reported that the whole flat was full of smoke and there was a fire in the kitchen.

Firefighters managed to quickly extinguish the fire by 2:50am.

The flat has suffered smoke damage.

The cause of the fire is not known.

Could you be an on-call firefighter?

We're recruiting on-call firefighters at Great Baddow Fire Station. Some of the firefighters at this incident are on-call firefighters who live or work within 5 minutes of an on-call fire station and are paid to protect their local comunity.

To find out more about the role and how you can apply, visit:

Site by Pingala Media