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PHOTO: Three storey property destroyed in fire

Seymour Road, Tilbury
08/10/2019 @ 15:53
Incident Number: 110577
In attendance: 2 x Grays, 1 x Basildon, 1 x Corringham, 1 x Southend (Aerial Ladder Platform)


Firefighters were called to the scene of a fire at a three storey townhouse in Tilbury.

On arrival, crews confirmed the property, which is part of a row of five, was completely on fire.

At 4.45pm, crews reported that they were working hard to contain the fire and prevent further damage to the neighbouring properties.

At 5.30pm, the officer in charge reported that the fire was under control. Crews were extinguishing hotspots within the building.

At 6.30pm, the officer in charge advised that the fire was extinguished. Crews will remain at the scene for some time to monitor the area.

A fire investigation into the cause found that both accidental and deliberate are possibilities.

 

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