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Lorry fire

Sandy Lane, Aveley
26/10/2020 @ 23:59
Incident Number: 133412
In attendance: 2 x Grays, 1 x Orsett, 2 x Corringham, 1 x Wennington (London Fire Brigade)


Update 7:15am

Crews worked throughout the night to extinguish the fire.

Firefighters extinguished the fire by 5:06am and remained at the scene until 7am to monitor hotspots.


Firefighters are currently at the scene of a lorry fire on Sandy Lane, Aveley at the junction of the A1306 at Wennington.

If you live in the area, please keep your windows and doors closed.

Firefighters were called to a lorry fire in Aveley just before midnight. 

On arrival, crews reported that the trailer of a refrigerated lorry was on fire and are working to extinguish the fire alongside a crew from London Fire Brigade.

Could you be an on-call firefighter?

Some of the firefighters who were called to this incident are on-call firefighters who live or work within 5 minutes of an on-call fire station and are paid to protect their local community.

If you live or work within 5 minutes of an on-call fire station,  find out more about the role and how to apply here: join.essex-fire.gov.uk/on-call

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