Air Raid Damage Reports Brentwood Division Essex Fire Service 26 February 1941.

Air Raid Damage Reports Brentwood Division Essex Fire Service 26 February 1941.

Date                Time   Location         Damage

26/02/1941    19.53  Runwell         I.Bs (about 100) burnt out between Runwell Estate

and Runwell Hall.  Fire at Rettenden.  No casualties.

26/02/1941    19.53  Crays Hill       7 – H.Es exploded in 5 fields 1 exploded at “Grn-

Yer” Oak Road Billericay and 1 exploded in Jubilee Road.  No damage or casualties.

26/02/1941    20.00  Wickford        7 – H.Es 4 exploded in line from Brock Hill South

East to Downham and 2 exploded and 1 unexploded 60 yards North of Barn Hall Farm.  Slight damage to 10 houses.  No casualties.

26/02/1941    20.00  South Weald 5 – H.Es exploded 4 in Broom Wood and 1 at

                                                            Lincolns Farm.  No damage or casualties.

26/02/1941    20.05  Canvey          2 – H.Es exploded in the River Thames opposite

                                    Island             Shell Beach Road.  No damage or casualties.

26/02/1941    20.12  Great              9 – H.Es exploded in line from Granits Farm to

                                    Burstead        Great Barns Farm, Crays Hill.  Slight damage to                                                           property.  No casualties.

26/02/1941    20.30  Mountnessing          2 – H.Es exploded 1 at Harespring Wood

1/4 mile East of Church and 1 in a field North East of Mountnessing Church.  No damage or casualties.

26/02/1941    20.30  Ramsden       4 – H.Es exploded and 10 I.Bs burnt out 150 yards

Bellhouse      South of Bell Park Nurseries.  Slight damage to 15 houses.  No casualties.

26/02/1941    20.30  Southchurch Damage to property in Barling Road caused by

                                                            H.Es in Southend Boro.  No casualties.

26/02/1941    21.45  Ramsden       1 – H.E. exploded North East of the Fox & Hounds

Bellhouse      P.H. 11 houses slightly damaged and 1 house badly damaged.  Telephone wires down.  No casualties.

26/02/1941    22.10  Mountnessing          4 – Para mines, 1 at Westlands Farm 2

slight casualties, 24 cottages damaged, 4 cottages demolished, 1 at Mountnessing Hall Farm.  Slight damage to Church extensive damage to farmhouse and buildings and cottages.  No casualties.  1 in field at Padham Green Road and 1 in field North East of Mountnessing Hall.