Lionel Oxley House fire, 26 December

26 December 2021
This morning, Sunday 26 December, a fire at Lionel Oxley House, New Road, Grays resulted in 14 flats being left without power this evening.
The fire was a result of an electrical fault in a communal bin area. It was contained following a quick response by Essex County Fire and Rescue Service (ECFRS).
As a result of the fire, reported to Thurrock Council, 14 flats are without power and the lifts in the building are out of order. UK Power Networks and Mears engineers have been on site all afternoon and continue working to resolve these faults.