A FIRE in Wickford last night saw smoke billowing across the sky for miles.

It is unclear at this stage what the cause of the fire was but it is believed it started down a private road in Nevendon - Upper Park Road - just before the BP garage.


Thick, black smoke layered the sky across the A127 and into Basildon around 9pm.

Essex Fire and Rescue Service has been contacted for comment.

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