The crane caught fire at Tibury Docks (credit: Essex Fire Service)
The brigade were called just before 4pm on Saturday, 5 June to a dockside crane that was completely alight.
Firefighters from Orsett, Corringham and Grays attended the scene.
The fire was extinguished completely by 5.30pm.
A sandbank was created using an on-site mechanical digger to prevent fuel reaching the open water.
The brigade believe the fire was caused accidentally by ‘an electrical fault.’
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