Essex County Fire and Rescue Service


Community building fire

Hamilton Street, Harwich
16/06/2019 @ 10:34
Incident Number: 102450
In attendance: 2 x Dovercourt, 1 x Clacton

Crews were called to a community building after reports of a fire. 

On arrival firefighters reported that there was a well developed fire, which appeared to have started from outside and quickly spread to the building due to strong winds.

Firefighters worked to extinguish the fire by 11.30am.

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

Around 75% of the building has been destroyed by the fire. 

Dovercourt Fire Station is recruiting on-call firefighters - people who live or work within five minutes of the fire station and are alerted when they are needed to attend an incident. Interested? Find out how you can apply to be an on-call firefighter now:



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