Essex County Fire and Rescue Service


Industrial building fire - PHOTOS

Bishops Stortford Road, Roxwell
08/08/2019 @ 03:03
Incident Number: 106245
In attendance: 2 x Chelmsford, 1 x Great Baddow, 1 x Brentwood, 1 x Orsett, 1 x Rayleigh Weir, 1 x Corringham (Water Bowser), 1 x Colchester (ALP)

Firefighters were called to a fire in a number of industrial units early this morning (Thursday 8 August).

When inital crews arrived at the scene, they reported that the single storey building measured approximately 25m x 30m and the fire was affecting two units. The fire was also affecting a second building.

Firefighters requested additional fire engines and some specialist vehicles to assist tackling the fire.

*Update 6am* Firefighters report good progress is being made tackling the fire. One building has been completely affected by fire, and fire crews are working hard to minimalise fire damage to the second building.

*Update 6:45am* The fire is under control and a number of fire engines have been able to leave the scene. Firefighters will remain at the scene for some time to fully extinguish the fire.

*Update 9:45am* The fire is fully extinguished and fire crews are now leaving the scene.

The cause of the fire is unknown at this stage. An investigation will be carried out.



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