Essex County Fire and Rescue Service


Industrial Fire in Epping

Epping Road, Epping
30/11/2021 @ 13:37
Incident Number: 157415
In attendance: 1 x Epping 2 x Harlow

Firefighters were called to a fire in Epping at 1:37pm today, when a machine caught fire in an industrial building.

On arrival, crews confirmed that a wood-milling machine had caught fire, and that the fire was almost out.

Firefighters worked quickly to ensure the fire was properly extinguished, then used thermal-imaging cameras to check that no further action was needed.

Crews confirmed the fire was out by 2:15pm.

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