Crews from Essex Fire Service worked through the night to stay on top of the blaze at the Tilbury biomass power station. A fire broke out yesterday in a fuel storage area, but was under control by the afternoon.
Firefighters began to remove pellets from fuel hoppers while maintaining a foam blanket on the affected hoppers to prevent the fuel from re-igniting.
At the height of the blaze more than 120 firefighters were on site and six crews are currently still there. The cause of the fire is still unknown.