Caravan fire at disused scrapyard in Thorpe-le-Soken

PUBLISHED: 10:33 16 April 2016 | UPDATED: 10:33 16 April 2016

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The cause of a caravan blaze in an Essex village this morning is being investigated, a fire service spokesman has said.

Essex County Fire and Rescue Service was called to the blaze, which was in a disused scrapyard in Harwich Road, Thorpe-le-Soken, at 12.32am.

Two fire engines, one from Clacton and one from Weeley, attended the incident.

Firefighters, who were wearing breathing apparatus, used two hose reel jets to extinguish the blaze by 1.31am.

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