Essex fire: Flames engulf Basildon packaging warehouse

Essex fire: Flames engulf Basildon packaging warehouse
 

A huge fire has broken out at a packaging warehouse in Essex.
About 100 firefighters from are tackling the blaze at the building on Festival Way in Basildon.
Residents reported hearing two "massive explosions" and seeing "plumes of thick smoke" at about 00:20 BST.
Essex County Fire and Rescue Service said the building, near Festival Leisure Park, was "completely alight" with flames also affecting a neighbouring industrial unit.
A spokesman said firefighters had been "working hard to bring the fire under control."
Locals tweeted that large clouds of... read more

 
20 August 2017 in Regional, Views: 57
Source: BBC
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