Orsett Fire: Fears over children playing with fire

Update 20:50hrs Wednesday: The controlled burn continues. Three pumps remain on site. The controlled burn is anticipated to last at least a week with crews on site throughout.

Update 07:30hrs Thursday: The controlled burn continues. Crews have had a problem with children sneaking onto the site and there are fears that a child could be badly hurt.

So far a number of youngsters have entered the site and have been seen walking in the wood pile. Firefighters are urging parents to make sure that their children do not enter the site.

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