Circus tent on fire

FIREFIGHTERS were called to tackle a blaze at a circus tent in a country park this evening.

Crews were called to the Discovery Centre at Great Notley Country Park near Braintree at 6.29pm.

Two fire engines from Braintree attended the incident and crews used one hose reel jet to fight the flames.

The blaze was extinguished by 6.48pm and an investigation into the incident will be carried out.

It is not thought that anyone was in the tent at the time of the blaze.

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