Essex County Fire and Rescue Service


Man rescued after flat fire

Iceni Way, Colchester
18/09/2020 @ 07:13
Incident Number: 131147
In attendance: 2 x Colchester

Firefighters were called to a fire at sheltered accommodation in Colchester this morning.

On arrival, crews reported that a second floor flat was heavily smoke logged.

Firefighters extinguished the fire by 7:43am and rescued a man from the flat.

The man was left in the care of the Ambulance Service.

The flat suffered extensive smoke and fire damage.

The fire is believed to have been caused accidentally and a fire investigation will take place later today.

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