A BUSY street in south Essex is closed resulting from experiences of a gas tanker on hearth.
The A130 Canvey Means is closed at Sadlers Farm as a result of gas tanker hearth, in keeping with Essex Journey Information.
Emergency companies have been contacted for remark.
A130 Canvey Means – CLOSED at A13 (Sadlers Farm) resulting from a gas tanker hearth.
— Essex Journey Information (@Essex_Travel) June 1, 2022
Helen Davis, who’s at the moment caught in site visitors at Sadlers Farm, mentioned: “I’m caught within the site visitors alongside the roundabout now, it’s fully on hearth now, I did not see it catch hearth, however it’s now fully alight.
“There are from what I can see 5 hearth engines on the location at the moment, and police are beginning to flip us round, I am on the previous a13 strategy to the Saddlers Roundabout, as they’re closing roads.”
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Essex Hearth and Rescue Service has warned site visitors could also be affected for “a while”.
In a press release on Fb, a spokesman mentioned: “We’re on the scene of a car hearth involving a gas tanker on Canvey Means / Saddlers Farm.
“The street is closed as a precaution whereas our crews work to extinguish the fireplace.
“We anticipate site visitors will likely be affected for a while; please discover another route if potential.”
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