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Electrical fault in freezer causes shed fire

Cambridge Road, Ugley
25/04/2021 @ 05:43
Incident Number: 143177
In attendance: 1 x Stansted, 1 x Newport


 

Firefighters were called to a shed fire in Cambridge Road, Ugley at 5:45am.

On arrival, crews reported that a shed, measuring 8 metres by 5 metres, was on fire and firefighters worked to extinguish it by 6:30am.

Firefighters believe the fire was started after an electrical fault with a freezer stored in the shed.

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