Essex County Fire and Rescue Service


Car fire spreads to garage

Queens Mews, West Mersea
14/10/2020 @ 17:44
Incident Number: 132721
In attendance: 1 x West Mersea, 1 x Colchester

Firefighters were called to a car fire in West Mersea this afternoon.

When fire crews arrived they reported the car was completely on fire, and the fire had started to spread to the garage.

Firefighters managed to quickly extinguish the fire by 6:30pm.

The cause of the fire was recorded as accidental. The car has been destroyed and the garage suffered some fire and smoke damage.

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