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Thatched outbuilding fire

Thorpe Bay Gardens, Thorpe Bay
06/09/2020 @ 22:25
Incident Number: 130406
In attendance: 2 x Southend, 1 x Shoeburyness


Firefighters were called to a fire involving a outbuilding in Thorpe Bay.

When fire crews arrived they reported that the building, which has a thatched roof, was completely on fire.

Firefighters managed to extinguish the fire by 1:20am.

One crews stayed at the scene for a further few hours to ensure all hot spots were fully extinguished.

The cause of the fire has been recorded as accidental. It is believed there was an electrical fault.

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