Halesworth flat fire put out by two crews of firefighters

Essex firefighters - stock photo

Essex firefighters - stock photo - Credit: Archant

Two fire crews attended a flat fire in Halesworth this morning.

They were called out just after 10am with appliances being sent from Halesworth and Bungay.

The incident in Lansbury Road involved one property which was heavily smoke-logged.

Residents from nearby homes were evacuated by firefighters and officers wearing breathing apparatus extinguished the fire.