Woman treated by ambulance service after Braintree flat fire

Firefighters were called to the incident

Firefighters were called to the incident - Credit: Archant

A 38-year-old woman was left in the care of the ambulance service after breathing in smoke following a flat fire in Braintree last night.

Essex County Fire and Rescue Service were called to the incident in Holden Close at 8.36pm, sending two crews from the town to the scene.

Crews arriving at the scene reported that the whole of the property was heavily smoke logged.

The firefighters had extinguished the fire by using one hose reel by 11.05pm.