Maldon Factory Fire
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7. Maldon Factory Fire
Assistant Divisional Officer Nigel Dilley said: "Firefighters have gone into a defensive firefighting mode as it's too dangerous for them to go inside the building. They are using the aerial ladder platform and two jets, protecting surrounding risks. Since the tanks exploded things have calmed down quite a lot. "The chemicals are making things difficult for crews as we cannot mix water with them because of the reaction so we are making sure the fire doesn't spread and keeping on top of it."