Factory fire in Basildon

THIRTEEN vehicles were involved in a blaze in factory units in Burnt Mills Road, Basildon.

The fire started in the factory units, used for vehicle repairs and storage, just after 9pm on Friday night.

Four fire crews and the fire service’s incident command unit were called in to tackle the fire.

The fire was put out by 11.19pm. An investigation is under way into the cause of the blaze.

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12:40pm Sat 1 Dec 12

Olivia2847 says...

I would have thought the culprits were obvious .....
I would have thought the culprits were obvious ..... Olivia2847
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3:11pm Sat 1 Dec 12

Eric Whim says...

considering how few industrial units there are on Burnt Mills Road, especially ones that could be used to store that many vehicles I wonder if the fire was actually somewhere on the Burnt Mills Industrial Estate which, as we all know, is off Courtald Raod and not Burnt Mills Road?
considering how few industrial units there are on Burnt Mills Road, especially ones that could be used to store that many vehicles I wonder if the fire was actually somewhere on the Burnt Mills Industrial Estate which, as we all know, is off Courtald Raod and not Burnt Mills Road? Eric Whim
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3:37pm Sat 1 Dec 12

Brunning999 says...

The scrapers will be in there tonight.
The scrapers will be in there tonight. Brunning999
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4:23pm Sat 1 Dec 12

Audioman says...

Frying the bacon again !!!
Frying the bacon again !!! Audioman
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8:18pm Sat 1 Dec 12

Ian P says...

Olivia2847 wrote:
I would have thought the culprits were obvious .....
Guilty until proven innocent?
[quote][p][bold]Olivia2847[/bold] wrote: I would have thought the culprits were obvious .....[/p][/quote]Guilty until proven innocent? Ian P
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9:18pm Sat 1 Dec 12

Olivia2847 says...

Ian P wrote:
Olivia2847 wrote:
I would have thought the culprits were obvious .....
Guilty until proven innocent?
And?
[quote][p][bold]Ian P[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Olivia2847[/bold] wrote: I would have thought the culprits were obvious .....[/p][/quote]Guilty until proven innocent?[/p][/quote]And? Olivia2847
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11:36pm Sat 1 Dec 12

SaveOurStanford says...

If its the same Units i remember there was a Fire there Before and it was assumed a Drug dealers car that had been Impounded there for forensics was Somehow caught fire and its Evidence all lost.
If its the same Units i remember there was a Fire there Before and it was assumed a Drug dealers car that had been Impounded there for forensics was Somehow caught fire and its Evidence all lost. SaveOurStanford
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2:41am Sun 2 Dec 12

Olivia2847 says...

SaveOurStanford wrote:
If its the same Units i remember there was a Fire there Before and it was assumed a Drug dealers car that had been Impounded there for forensics was Somehow caught fire and its Evidence all lost.
Bingo!
[quote][p][bold]SaveOurStanford[/bold] wrote: If its the same Units i remember there was a Fire there Before and it was assumed a Drug dealers car that had been Impounded there for forensics was Somehow caught fire and its Evidence all lost.[/p][/quote]Bingo! Olivia2847
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