Harwich: Firefighters tackle blaze in derelict building

Fire crews are tackling a blaze in a derelict building

Fire crews are tackling a blaze in a derelict building - Credit: Archant

Firefighters were called to a blaze in Harwich earlier this afternoon.

Essex County Fire and Rescue Service received reports of the fire just before 12.15pm at Ramsey Hall Farm in Ramsey, near Harwich.

Two crews were sent to the scene and found the roof of a 10x6metre building was 50% alight.

The fire was extinguished by nearly 1.10pm.

The cause of the fire is deliberate.