Eighteen rescued after flat fire

SIX people, including three children, have been taken to hospital following a fire at a block of flats.

SIX people, including three children, have been taken to hospital following a fire at a block of flats.

All nine flats in the three-storey building in Langham Drive, Clacton, Essex, were evacuated after a fire was discovered in a stairwell today

An Essex Ambulance Service spokesman said 18 people were rescued and those taken to hospital included two adults and three children - aged five, three and 18 months - from the same family.

See tonight's Evening Star for the full story

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter