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Hay and trailer alight

Mundon Road, Mundon
06/09/2019 @ 01:13
Incident Number: 108378
In attendance: 2 x Maldon, 1 x South Woodham Ferrers, 1 x Corringham (water bowser)


Crews were called to a fire in a field in the early hours of this morning.

On arrival firefighters reported that around 20 tonnes of hay and a trailer were alight. They worked to bring the fire under control and extinguished it by 4.25am. 

Crews then stayed at the scene for some time to continue turning over and dampening down hay and ensure it was completely cool. 

The cause of the fire has been recorded as accidental. 


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