Fire crews tackle rural outbuildings blaze in north Essex

Firefighters tackled a blaze involving 12 outbuildings in Earls Colne Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

Firefighters tackled a blaze involving 12 outbuildings in Earls Colne Picture: GOOGLE MAPS - Credit: Archant

Firefighters were called to a blaze involving 12 outbuildings in north Essex this afternoon.

Crews attended Station Road, in Earls Colne, just after 3pm and found 12 buildings - used for rural purposes - were alight.

The fire was extinguished by 3.53pm and crews, from Coggeshall and Halstead, used thermal imaging cameras to help identify remaining hot spots within the area.

One person was left in the care of the East of England Ambulance Service suffering from shock.


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