Firefighters tackle blaze at industrial unit in Langham, near Colchester
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Firefighters were called to tackle a blaze within an industrial unit in Essex this evening.
Five crews attended the incident at School Road in Langham around 7.15pm.
On arrival, firefighters reported the building – which measures around 40m x 80m – was 50% alight.
Crews, from Colchester, Wivenhoe, Manningtree and Chelmsford, quickly requested the support of Halstead’s water bowser – a vehicle which contains a large water tank – to help fight the flames.
At 8.45pm, it was reported that the incident had been divided into areas to allow fire crews to surround the building more efficiently.
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The fire was extinguished by 10.35pm.
An investigation will now take place to determine the cause of the fire.
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