Firefighters tackle house fire

AN INVESTIGATION is underway after a fire broke out in a house in Essex tonight.

Russell Claydon

AN INVESTIGATION is underway after a fire broke out in a house in Essex tonight.

Firefighters were called to an address in Speedwell Road, Colchester at 9.30pm.

Two crews from Colchester used one hose reel to tackle the blaze, which was dealt with by 10pm.

A joint Police and Fire Service investigation will be carried out to establish the cause.