Large barn fire in Essex

FIREFIGHTERS in Essex have tackled a large barn blaze, believed to have been started deliberately.

FIREFIGHTERS in Essex have tackled a large barn blaze, believed to have been started deliberately.

The fire at Elm Tree Farm, Maldon Road, Burnham, near Maldon, broke out at about 10.45pm last night.

Five fire crews were called to the scene where 60 tonnes of straw were well alight.

An investigation will now be carried out into the cause of the fire.

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