Three tipper trucks and a mechanical digger damaged by fire in Upminster
PUBLISHED: 08:51 21 December 2015 | UPDATED: 14:46 21 December 2015
Three tipper trucks and a 13 tonne mechanical digger were damaged by a fire yesterday at an open yard in Dennis Lane, Upminster.
Six fire engines were called to the scene at 7.17pm, including a vehicle from Hornchurch, to tackle the fire using a hose reel, two jets, breathing equipment and a thermal imaging camera.
A spokesperson from the London Fire Brigade said: “ Three tipper trucks and a mechanical digger were 100 per cent damaged by fire and a tipper lorry was 5 per cent damaged by fire.
“The cause of the fire is under investigation.”