Essex County Fire and Rescue Service


Fire in communal bin area

New Road, Grays
26/12/2021 @ 11:29
Incident Number: 158907
In attendance: 1 x Grays, 1 x Orsett, 1 x Corringham, 1 x Basildon, 1 x Brentwood

Firefighters were called to a fire in a high rise building earlier today after an electrical fault in a communal bin area caused a fire.

On arrival, crews reported that a bin area on the ground floor was heavily smoke logged causing the smoke to rise up the bin chute throughout the building.

Crews extinguished the fire by 12:19pm.

The bin area was left smoke damaged.

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