Essex fire crews called to Colchester bedroom fire

The fire took place on Hunwicke Road in Colchester Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

The fire took place on Hunwicke Road in Colchester Picture: GOOGLE MAPS - Credit: Archant

Fire crews from Colchester and Wivenhoe have been called out to a bedroom fire in Colchester this evening.

Crews from Essex Fire and Rescue were called to a house on Hunwicke Road after a neighbour noticed smoke coming from the property.

On arrival at the scene firefighters searched the house and reported that there was a fire in a first floor bedroom.

A spokesman for the service said: “Firefighters tackled the fire and cleared the property of smoke by 6.30pm.

“Firefighters carried out an investigation but were unable to establish the cause of the fire.


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“Around 50% of the bedroom has been damaged by the fire and the whole first floor of the house has suffered smoke damage.”

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