Essex County Fire and Rescue Service


Fire in Ongar field put out quickly

Norton Lane, High Ongar
14/07/2022 @ 14:04
Incident Number: 172301
In attendance: 1 x Ongar, 1 x Chelmsford

Firefighters quickly extinguished a grass fire in Norton Lane, High Ongar, this afternoon. 

Crews from Ongar and Chelmsford were called at 2.04pm and the fire was out by 2.40pm. They used hose reel jets and beaters to put out the fire which measured 50 metres by 50 metres.

The cause has been recorded as accidental.

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