Fire in shed used by Probation Service

Firefighters were called to a blaze at a shed used by the Probation Service in Writtle, Essex

Two fire engines from Chelmsford were called to the incident in Ongar Road at 2.35am.

When they arrived crews found a shed used by the Probation Service behind Longmead House well alight.

Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used two hose reels to tackle the blaze.

The incident was dealt with by 03:20 hrs. A joint Police and Fire Service investigation will be carried out to establish the cause.

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