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Grass fire

Mersea Road, Colchester
18/05/2020 @ 21:10
Incident Number: 123091
In attendance: 2 x Colchester, 1 x Manningtree (Off-road vehicle)


Firefighters were called to a grass fire in Mersea Road, Colchester at 9:10pm last night. 

On arrival, crews reported that an area of grass roughly 100m x 50m was already burnt and a fire was burning through gorse and heather plants.

Crews used an off-road vehicle from Manningtree to access the fire and extinguished it by 10:30pm. 

The cause of the fire is believed to be deliberate. 

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