Firefighters tackle blaze in storage containers near Upminster Bridge Station

Upminster Bridge Station had to be closed for a few hours on Sunday after a blaze in four storage containers nearby.

Around 20 firefighters from Hornchurch fire station attended the fire near Upminster Bridge Station on Sunday October 30 at around 3.30pm.

A 40 metre hazard zone had to be created because of the number of propane cyclinders involved and the risk of explosion.

The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.

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