Fire at Upminster tool shop

PUBLISHED: 12:54 16 February 2015 | UPDATED: 13:37 16 February 2015

Half of the ground floor is alight. Picture: LFB

Half of the ground floor is alight. Picture: LFB


A tool hire shop in Upminster is on fire, with half of the ground floor alight.

Crews from Hornchurch have been called to Hares Hire in Upminster Road, near Upminster Bridge underground station.

One person is being treated for smoke inhalation by ambulance crews.

The building is just four shops down from Harrington’s of Upminster Bridge, a florists that was destroyed when a lorry ploughed into the front of it in October.

More to follow.

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