Search

Win a £100 Amazon voucher in this week’s Recorder

On sale July 3

Update: ‘50ft’ fire at Rainham industrial site still burning

10:59 08 April 2014

Firefighters at the scene of the fire in Ferry lane earlier this month

Firefighters at the scene of the fire in Ferry lane earlier this month

Archant

The 1,000-tonne waste fire at an industrial site is still being dealt with by fire crews.

The “50ft” blaze is at a site in the Allbright estate in Ferry Lane, Rainham. Four crews from Wennington were called at about 6.30am yesterday to the fire, and are still dealing with it today, though firemen now have it under control.

A witness who works nearby said: “It’s massive. I think the rubbish must have ignited because there’s too much of it.”

0 comments

Latest News Stories

Yesterday, 17:02
Mayzi, four, with her mum Stacie, her brother Logan, 18 months, and her dad Paul

A disabled youngster is a step closer to having her life changed forever after well-wishers donated thousands of pounds to her family.

Yesterday, 15:34
The air ambulance arrives on the A13. Picture: Jeff Dance

A man, in his 20s, has died from a serious traffic collision in the A13, near Ferry Lane.

Yesterday, 15:25
Janet Hutchinson and Clare Kelly from First Step

Youngsters are encouraged to put their creativity to good use by taking part in a card-making competition for First Step.

Yesterday, 12:08
Cumberland Avenue. Picture: Google Maps

A man was stabbed in the chest when a gang stormed his home and attacked him with a meat cleaver and an axe.

Most read news

News from your area

WW100

Click on the banner above for full coverage of the centenary commemorations of the outbreak of the First World War.

Competitions

Y6 pupils unpack the rice

A school challenged their pupils to become enterprising individuals as they took on the national 90kg Rice Challenge.

Good times with Greenall's!

Good times with Greenall’s, a Great British gin sponsors Great British racing.

Escape to the picturesque sights of Cornwall

Summer is finally here, and what is the number one holiday location in the UK during the warmer months? Cornwall, of course!

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Romford Recorder e-edition today E-edition
Family Notices 24


Our trusted business finder