Search

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

A man and his dog reportedly escaped from the fire in South Hornchurch

A “traumatised” man and his dog escaped from a house fire in South Hornchurch this afternoon.

15:19
Andrew Rosindell with a penguin

Andrew Rosindell chose to celebrate 25 years of public services with a “star-studded” knees up at London Zoo.

13:46
Cllr Osman Dervish

Scammers are targeting the borough’s residents demanding £65 to release money owed in historic poll tax backlog.

16:56
Mayor Brian Eagling opens  the new refurbished McDonalds in South Street

Fast food fans in Romford rejoice - McDonalds in South Street has reopened – and its got futuristic.

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

Take in the stunning sites of London from the summit of the O2!

Up at The O2 has teamed up with London24 to give one lucky reader the chance to experience urban mountaineering this summer with an exhilarating 90-minute climb across the roof of one of London’s most iconic landmarks.

Terrific tea, creamy cakes and splendid sandwiches at Mews of Mayfair.

Celebrate a truly quintessentially British tradition with the chance of winning a luxurious Afternoon Tea for two people at Mews of Mayfair, complete with a glass of Veuve Clicquot champagne.

Digital Edition

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


Our trusted business finder