Fire Crews Tackle Blaze At Southend Airport

Southend Airport Blaze

An aircraft hangar has been damaged in a blaze at Southend Airport.

No planes were inside when the fire broke out on Wednesday morning and the airport remained open.

Essex County Fire and Rescue Service attended to extinguish the blaze, which started accidentally in the Air Livery hanger.

Crews from Southend, Rayleigh Weir, Rochford, Shoeburyness and Hawkwell along with an aerial ladder platform from Chelmsford were called to the scene.

No injuries were reported.

Pictures shared on social media showed black smoke coming from the large building.