Essex County Fire and Rescue Service


Fire in industrial unit

Paycocke Road, Basildon
18/06/2020 @ 12:28
Incident Number: 125014
In attendance: 2 x Basildon, 1 x Billericay, 1 x Corringham

Firefighters are currently at the scene of an industrial unit fire in Paycocke Road, Basildon.

On arrival, crews reported that there was a fire inside the unit which contained several 20kg lithium batteries.

Firefighters have isolated the electric after entering the unit wearing breathing apparatus (BA) and a fourth crew was requested to enter to isolate the gas.

UPDATE 2:30pm

Firefighters extinguished the fire by 2:15pm. 

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