Mother and kids homeless after blaze

A FAMILY has been left homeless following a flat fire in Essex. Crews were called to Lister Road, Braintree, at about 10.45am yesterday where the ground-floor building was alight.

A FAMILY has been left homeless following a flat fire in Essex.

Crews were called to Lister Road, Braintree, at about 10.45am yesterday where the ground-floor building was alight.

The blaze was put out within about 30 minutes but a mother and her two young children have been left homeless due to the extent of the damage.

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