Essex: Blaze tears through straw field close to Seawick Holiday Park

FIREFIGHTERS were called to tackle a blaze in a field close to a holiday park in St Osyth.

Crews from Clacton and Billericay were sent to the scene in Beach Road at around 3.42pm.

They discovered a field of cut straw alight near the Seawick Holiday Park.

A spokeswoman for Essex County Fire and Rescue Service said the blaze was under control by 4.30pm.

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