Car fire in Southend town centre

Southend Standard: Picture by Jacob Cutts Picture by Jacob Cutts

THERE were delays in Southend town centre after a car fire this morning.

One lane of Victoria Avenue southbound, close to the Civic Centre, was blocked by a car fire which started around 8.25am.

Firefighters from Southend station attended the scene and used one hose to put out the blaze.

They had put it out by 8.42am.

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10:04am Mon 17 Mar 14

Nelly99 says...

Fireman used one hose to put out the fire. Brilliant. What happened to the watering can?
Fireman used one hose to put out the fire. Brilliant. What happened to the watering can? Nelly99
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10:08am Mon 17 Mar 14

MilesBond says...

Just me? or does there seem to be a lot of car fires in Essex lately?
Just me? or does there seem to be a lot of car fires in Essex lately? MilesBond
  • Score: 4

12:10pm Mon 17 Mar 14

Ian P says...

Looking at the picture I assume it overheated trying to get up the hill. Lol.
Looking at the picture I assume it overheated trying to get up the hill. Lol. Ian P
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4:22pm Mon 17 Mar 14

pbangle says...

Ian P wrote:
Looking at the picture I assume it overheated trying to get up the hill. Lol.
Its not a hill sweetie... the picture is just tilted. Lol.
[quote][p][bold]Ian P[/bold] wrote: Looking at the picture I assume it overheated trying to get up the hill. Lol.[/p][/quote]Its not a hill sweetie... the picture is just tilted. Lol. pbangle
  • Score: 5

6:36pm Mon 17 Mar 14

_Lotus_ says...

MilesBond wrote:
Just me? or does there seem to be a lot of car fires in Essex lately?
Just what I was thinking, this is around the fourth one within a few weeks.
[quote][p][bold]MilesBond[/bold] wrote: Just me? or does there seem to be a lot of car fires in Essex lately?[/p][/quote]Just what I was thinking, this is around the fourth one within a few weeks. _Lotus_
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