Family homeless after fire

A 25-YEAR-old woman and her three children received treatment for smoke inhalation after a fire broke out in a Colchester flat.Firefighters were called to the blaze in a ground floor flat, in Meadow Brook Court, Brook Street, Colchester, at 6.

A 25-YEAR-old woman and her three children received treatment for smoke inhalation after a fire broke out in a Colchester flat.

Firefighters were called to the blaze in a ground floor flat, in Meadow Brook Court, Brook Street, Colchester, at 6.36 yesterday evening .

Twelve residents from the block of flats had to be evacuated until the fire was put out by 7pm.

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