Braintree: Firefighter tackle house blaze

THREE fire crews have been scrambled to a house blaze in Essex.

Essex County Fire and Rescue Service was alerted to the fire at Fairacres in Church Lane, Braintree at 12.20pm today.

Two appliances from Braintree and one from Halstead were sent to the scene.

Crew reported the loft of the detached house was 100% well alight and that they are using two jets and one main jet to tackle the flames.

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