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Tilbury docks fire on grain conveyor at Allied Mills

  • 3-30-2015

An investigation is under way to find the cause of a fire which broke out at Tilbury docks.

Thirteen fire crews from Essex were sent to Allied Mills at Tilbury docks in the early hours of Friday.

A spokesman for the fire service said the fire took hold in a grain conveyor belt and was "fanned by high winds".

The height of the fire meant a special system of hoses had to be set up to get water on the flames. The fire was brought under control by 02:40 GMT.

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