Essex: Blaze destroys Wrabness bungalows

THREE chalet bungalows were destroyed this morning after fire broke out in an Essex village.

The blaze, which broke out shortly after midnight, wrecked a trio of homes in Wall Lane, Wrabness, near Manningtree.

Essex County Fire and Rescue Service said the location was so remote fire engines had to take it in turn to shuttle water to the site.

The blaze, which is the subject of a joint police and fire investigation to establish how it started, was extinguished around 2am.

Ian Adams, station officer, said: “Crews did an excellent job containing the fire and preventing it from spreading to the two chalets either side.

You may also want to watch:

“Water supply was an issue so two extra fire engines were brought in to establish a water relay to ensure we had enough water to tackle the fire.”

Most Read

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter
Comments powered by Disqus