Harwich: Firefighters extinguish blaze after gas in pipes at refinery ignites
16:22 13 September 2013
Six fire engines were sent to a blaze at a refinery in Harwich this morning.
Crews from Dovercourt, Manningtree, Maldon and Colchester were sent to Refinery Road at about 11.15am after a small fire broke out in some pipes which were being repaired.
A small amount of residue gas in the pipes ignited near a tank containing 13,000,000 litres of water.
The fire was completely out by 11.41am.