Industrial building fire
Stony Lane, Ongar
25/11/2021 @ 11:21
Incident Number: 157091
In attendance: 1 x Brentwood, 2 x Harlow, 1 x Epping
Crews extinguished a fire in an industrial building in Ongar.
Firefighters from Brentwood, Harlow and Epping attended Stony Lane today at 11.21am.
On arrival, the building, which is used to repair lawnmowers and measured approximately 20 metres by 20 metres, was completely alight.
Station Manager Richie Green said: "Crews worked really hard to stop the fire from spreading and managed to contain it to the industrial unit affected.
"The fire was extinguished at about 12.30pm but crews remained at the scene to damp down and check for hotspots. A crew will revisit tonight to make sure it is safe."
A fire investigation will be carried out to establish the cause.
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