Historic mansion fire drama

FIRE crews were today (Monday) at the scene of a fire at a historic mansion in Essex.The blaze at Gosfield Hall in Gosfield, near Halstead, began in a chimney at the popular venue which is often used for weddings.

Annie Davidson

FIRE crews were today (Monday) at the scene of a fire at a historic mansion in Essex.

The blaze at Gosfield Hall in Gosfield, near Halstead, began in a chimney at the popular venue which is often used for weddings.

Firefighters from Halstead, Braintree and Colchester, were called to the hall at 12.47pm and were using thermal imaging cameras to find the seat of the blaze.