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Fire on railway embankment

Southend Airport, Rochford
05/07/2019 @ 14:51
Incident Number: 103791
In attendance: 1 x Rochford, 1 x Shoeburyness


Firefighterd were called to support firefighters from Southend Airport tackle a fire on the embankment of the train line close to Southend Airport.

When fire crews arrived, they reported around 150m of embankment was alight and the fire was spreading to nearby fields.

Firefighters worked hard to extinguish the fire. Crews were able to leave the scene at 4:20pm,

The cause of the fire was recorded as accidental.

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