Industrial woodchipper alight
Plant Fort Road, Tilbury
11/09/2020 @ 02:23
Incident Number: 130672
In attendance: 1 x Orsett, 2 x Grays, 1 x Corringham
Firefighters were called to a fire involving an industrial woodchipper.
Fire crews reported that the woodchipper and surrounding piles of woodchips were alight.
Crews worked hard to extinguish the fire. A mechanical digger was used to move the unaffected woodchippings away from the fire to prevent further spread.
The fire was extinguished at 5:40am. The cause of the fire was found to be accidental.