Essex County Fire and Rescue Service


Van fire spreads to hedgerow

New Pond Lane, Saffron Walden
17/09/2020 @ 06:14
Incident Number: 131071
In attendance: 1 x Saffron Walden

Crews were called to reports of a van fire early this morning. 

On arrival firefighters reported that the fire had spread to a hedgerow.

Firefighters worked quickly to bring the fire under control and extinguished it by 6.50am. 

The cause of the fire has been recorded as accidental. 

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