PHOTOS - Barn alight
Little Clacton Road, Great Holland
27/07/2021 @ 11:45
Incident Number: 149089
In attendance: 1 x Colchester, 1 x Clacton, 1 x Manningtree, 1 x Brightlingsea, 1 x Frinton, 1 x Weeley
Firefighters were called to a farm building alight in Great Holland this lunchtime (Tuesday 27 July).
When fire crews arrived they reported that the building, which measured approximately 30m x 40m, was completely on fire.
Firefighters surrounded the building and used a number of hoses to tackle the blaze. The building contained a number of cylinders, and approximately 1000 litres of waste oil which had leaked onto the ground. Firefighters ensured that all waste water from the fire was contained so didn't pose an environmental risk.
Firefighters managed to extinguish the fire by 1:30pm. Crews remained on scene for a further hour to ensure all hotspots were completely extinguished.
An investigation will take place to find the cause of the fire,
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