House fire in Colchester extinguished

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Fire crews extinguished a house fire in Colchester this afternoon.

Working crews were called to the incident in Roman Road, at 12.01pm, after reports of a heavily smoke logged terraced house.

Firefighters used breathing apparatus entered the property and quickly tackled the fire.

A spokesman said the firefighters then used a positive pressure ventilation fan to clear smoke from the building.

They had competed their work at the scene by 1.04pm.

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