Fire at disused Braintree factory

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a blaze in a disused factory in Station Road, Braintree at 5pm today.

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a blaze in a disused factory in Station Road, Braintree at 5pm today.

The basement was well alight when they arrived and the ground floor was half-filled with smoke.

Two fire crews from Braintree and one from Coggleshall used a hose reel jet to extinguish the blaze, with the help of a thermal imaging camera.