Article by Kirsty Hough: Basildon Council has announced that Billericay Swimming Pool, in Lake Meadows, had a fire this morning (Wednesday 5 September 2018).
It is not clear how much damage has been done.
Original tweet: https://twitter.com/BasildonCouncil/status/1037240013803712512
A post by First Strokes Swim School reads:
"As you may have seen on social media, unfortunately we had a fire in the building during the early hours of this morning. We are now assessing the damage and it looks like we may be closed for the foreseeable future. We will update everyone through emails and our Facebook page with the progress and if there is any timescale we can re-open. We will be contacting you via phone call as well, just to confirm your lessons have been cancelled and if you have any questions you need to ask, please feel free. Thank you for your understanding."
Article by Kirsty Hough, The Echo
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