Essex County Fire and Rescue Service


Fire at derelict building

Lionel Road, Canvey
16/03/2021 @ 14:41
Incident Number: 140721
In attendance: 1 x Leigh, 1 x Rayleigh Weir, 1 x Hawkwell, 1 x Basildon, 1 x Rochford, 1 x Southend (ALP)

Firefighters were called to a fire in a derelict building in Canvey this afternoon (Tuesday 16 March).

When fire crews arrived they reported that the building, which measured approximately 20m x 30m, was smoking heavily from the roof space.

Firefighters used an aerial ladder platform (which is an extendable platform that enables firefighters to pour water on the fire from above) to extinguish the fire by 5:37pm.

An investigation into the cause of the fire was carried out and recorded as undetermined.


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