Firefighters tackle blaze at Rainham car spare parts shop

Firefighters tackled a blaze at a disused car spare parts warehouse in Rainham: Photo: Chrissie Mart

Firefighters tackled a blaze at a disused car spare parts warehouse in Rainham: Photo: Chrissie Martin Snell - Credit: Archant

A disused car parts warehouse caught fire in Rainham.

Fireifghters were called to reports of a fire in New Road Rainham on Tuesday, March 19. Photo: Harry

Fireifghters were called to reports of a fire in New Road Rainham on Tuesday, March 19. Photo: Harry Smith - Credit: Archant

The London Fire Brigade (LFB) was called to reports of a fire in New Road at around 3.40pm today (Tuesday, March 19).

They discovered a car spare parts warehouse on fire.

Fireifghters were called to reports of a fire in New Road Rainham on Tuesday, March 19. Photo: Harry

Fireifghters were called to reports of a fire in New Road Rainham on Tuesday, March 19. Photo: Harry Smith - Credit: Archant

Ten fire engines and around 70 firefighters attended the scene with crews from Wennington, Dagenham, Hornchurch and Barking.

The fire was under control by 5.20pm and the cause of the fire is currently under investigation.

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