Essex County Fire and Rescue Service


Electrical fire destroys shed

Brennan Road, Tilbury
21/03/2021 @ 20:50
Incident Number: 140904
In attendance: 1 x Orsett, 1 x Grays

Firefighters have given their safety advice after a shed and fence panels were destroyed in an electrical fire in Tilbury.

An electric scooter battery had overheated and set fire to the shed.

Firefighters extinguished the fire by 9:15pm.

Watch Manager Kev Hercock from Orsett Fire Station said: “Take care when using chargers, especially for products with Lithium-ion batteries. Never leave items charging unattended and do not leave them charging for longer than they need to be as they can quickly overheat.”


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