Investigation into source of Tollesbury barn found full of smoke

The fire took place in Tollesbury on Thursday, October 4. Picture: PHIL KING

The fire took place in Tollesbury on Thursday, October 4. Picture: PHIL KING - Credit: Getty Images/iStockphoto

An investigation into a large barn fire in Tollesbury is underway after three fire engines fought against the flames.

Firefigters from Tollesbury, Tiptree and Coggeshall were called to Tollesbury road on Thursday, October 4.

When the crews arrived they reported the barn, which measured approximately 50 meters by 20 meters, was full of smoke.

Firefighters managed to extinguish the fire by 6.30pm.

An investigation will be carried out to find out how the fire started.

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