Peldon: Fire crews tackle muck blaze

Firefighters tackle muck blaze

Firefighters tackle muck blaze - Credit: Archant

Fire crews have tackled a blaze which engulfed a digger.

Firefighters were called to the incident in Peldon Road at 2.47pm.

A digger was completely alight and 10% of a 500 tonne muck heap was also on fire.

Crews from Mersea and Colchester used three hose reel jets to extinguish the fire by 3.27pm.

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