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Cars on fire

Appleton Mews, Colchester
18/10/2020 @ 22:33
Incident Number: 132944
In attendance: 2 x Colchester, 1 x Wivenhoe


Crews were called to reports of a car port on fire.

On arrival firefighters reported that three cars were completely alight, along with a surrounding car port. 

Because of the amount of smoke being produced our Control Officers received around 25 calls to report the incident. 

Crews worked hard to bring the fire under control and completely extinguished it by 11.40pm.

The cause of the fire has been recorded as deliberate.  


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