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Colchester: Two fire crews put out fire in flat overnight

PUBLISHED: 10:49 07 April 2014 | UPDATED: 10:49 07 April 2014

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Firefighters were called to an incident in Colchester just after 2am last night.

Two crews were sent to Maidenburgh Street where there was a fire in a ground floor flat.

Firefighters wore breathing apparatus and used a single hosereel to put out the fire by 2.30am.

They then used a high-pressure fan to clear the flat of smoke.

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