Witham: Crews battle underground blaze

FIREFIGHTERS from wearing breathing apparatus took almost an hour to put out a blaze in an underground tunnel.

Two crews from Witham were called to Bairds Malt, Station Road, at 10.54am to a fire in an air duct.

A spokesman from Essex Fire and Rescue Service said the flames had been put out by 11.41am.


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