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Field fire

Tillingham Road, Tillingham
01/08/2020 @ 12:31
Incident Number: 127813
In attendance: 1 x Tillingham, 1 x Burnham, 1 x South Woodham Ferrers, 1 x Maldon


Firefighters were called to a stubble field fire in Tillingham this afternoon. 

Fire crews reported that the fire was effecting two fields, both measuring approximately 400m x 400m. 

Firefighters managed to get the fire surrounded and extinguished by 2:50pm. 

Crews will re-visit the scene later this evening to check for any hot spots or reignition. 

The cause of the fire was found to be accidental, due to a muck heap fire spreading to the field.


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