Arson probe after workshop catches fire in Bulphan

Peartree Lane, Bulphan
08/06/2014 @ 12:37
Incident Number: 9511
In attendance: 1 x Grays, 1 x Corringham, 2 x Brentwood, 1 x Incident Command Unit

FIRE CREWS were called to a single storey industrial” workshop on fire in Peartree Lane, Bulphan.

On arrival at just after 1230pm (Sunday) crews reported the building measures approximately 20 x 5 metres and the property was well alight.

Firefighters used one hose reel and a jet to tackle the blaze.

Update 14:20hrs:

Crews are continuing to tackle the fire.

Update: Crews wearing breathing apparatus used three main jets and two hose reels to extinguish the fire by 15:18hrs.

A thermal image camera was used to check for any remaining hotspots.

The cause of the fire is unknown at this stage, ECFRS and the police will carry out an investigation.

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