Essex County Fire and Rescue Service


Vehicle fire

Fort Road, Tilbury
02/12/2021 @ 03:55
Incident Number: 157499
In attendance: 2 x Grays, 1 x Orsett, 1 x Corringham

Firefighters were called to a vehicle fire in the early hours of this morning at Tilbury Docks.

On arrival, crews reported that a horizontal grinder was on fire.

Crews worked to remove inspection panels and extinguished the fire by 4:44am.

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