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Clacton: Firefighters tackle small garage fire

PUBLISHED: 15:30 08 August 2014 | UPDATED: 15:30 08 August 2014

Archant

Two fire crews from north Essex tackled a small garage fire in Clacton.

The incident happened at around 12.30pm today in Douglas Road.

The three metre by five metre fire was tackled by crews from Clacton and Weeley and had been brought under control within 20 minutes.

A lorry which overturned at the junction 19 A12 Boreham Interchange, Chelmsford, has been righted by police.

Police are appealing for help in tracing a missing 25 year-old male from Ipswich, who has not been seen for a week.

Police have halted filling in the landfill cell where they believe the body of missing RAF man Corrie McKeague is located.

Firefighters have returned to scene of a straw fire, which has re-ignited just outside a village near Stowmarket.

Police are investigating a spate of break-ins at allotments in Ipswich.

A couple from Clacton who failed to safeguard more than £40,000 worth of tenants’ deposits as part of their lettings agency business have narrowly avoided prison.

A man who capsized off the coast of Felixstowe owes his life to his life jacket, quick thinking witnesses and the efforts of coastguard and the RNLI.

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