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Church hall fire

Sutton Road, Rochford
31/01/2020 @ 23:49
Incident Number: 117189
In attendance: 2 x Southend, 1 x Rochford


Firefighters were called to a fire in a church hall in Rochford just before midnight last night (Friday 31 January).

On arrival, crews reported that a church, measuring 20 metres x 10 metres, was 50% alight and the fire had spread to the roof.

Crews worked to extinguish the fire by 12:58am and made the scene safe.

The roof has suffered extensive fire damage and the rest of the building has suffered some smoke damage.

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

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