Fire at recycling plant in East Tilbury

Station Road

Fire at recycling plant
Station Road, East Tilbury

FOUR crews tackled a fire at a recycling plant.

Firefighters were called to what was initially reported as a small fire in Station Road, East Tilbury today at 6.08pm.

The first crew to arrive found an industrial building alight and requested more support.

They are tackling a fire in a ground floor plant room.

The electricity supply has been isolated and the energy company has been contacted.

Updated 7.55pm

The fire has been extinguished but two crews will remain at the scene to make sure it does not restart.

The cause has been recorded as accidental.

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