Crews tackle tanker fire

A PETROL tanker caught light in an Essex street today forcing firefighters to act quick to avert disaster.The blaze started about 11.45am on Main Road in South Woodham Ferrers and affected a tanker containing 9,000 litre of kerosene.

A PETROL tanker caught light in an Essex street today forcing firefighters to act quick to avert disaster.

The blaze started about 11.45am on Main Road in South Woodham Ferrers and affected a tanker containing 9,000 litre of kerosene.

Fire crews had the blaze under control by 1pm.

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