Upminster garden centre completely destroyed after blaze

A garden centre has been completely destroyed after a blaze tore through it on Saturday afternoon.

More than 60 firefighters from Havering and parts of London attended the fire at Hardy Plant Nursery in Southend Arterial Road, Upminster on Saturday October 8 at around 2.40pm.

Five cars, a JCB digger and three cyclinders were also destroyed by the fire.

It took crews more than six hours to bring the fire under control and they were also on hand on Sunday October 9, to make sure the area was safe.

Did you see the fire or take any pictures of the blaze, if so please call the Romford Recorder news desk on 0208 477 3988.

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