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PHOTOS: Large field fire

Plumberow, Hockley
09/08/2020 @ 16:58
Incident Number: 128460
In attendance: 1 x Southend, 1 x Leigh, 1 x Hawkwell, 1 x Stansted off road vehicle


Firefighters were called to a large field fire in Hockley this afternoon.

On arrival, crews reported that there were two fires in a field. One measuring approximately 800 metres by 100 metres and another measuring 50 metres by 20 metres.

Crews extinguished the fire by 5:50pm.

The cause of the fire has been recorded as accidental or deliberate, both possibilities.


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