Drivers asked to avoid holiday park after caravan blaze

Highfield Grange holiday park in Clacton-on-Sea.

Highfield Grange holiday park in Clacton-on-Sea.

A fire has broken out in a caravan at a holiday park in Clacton. 

Essex Police and Fire and Rescue are currently at Highfield Grange Holiday Park, in London Road, where the fire has been put out. 

At around 9.40am today, three crews from Clacton and Weeley reported that a 3m x 7m static caravan was ablaze

Essex Fire and Rescue put out the fire at around 10.30am and an investigation into the cause will be carried out.

Drivers are asked to avoid the area to allow emergency services to access the park.

A spokesman for Highfield Grange's owner, Parkdean Resorts, said: “There has been an incident at the park and our team are assisting the emergency services.

"It would be inappropriate to comment further.”

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