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Fireighters tackle blaze in loft of Southend home
2:04pm Sunday 9th September 2012 in Echo News
FIREFIGHTERS were called to a Southend home to tackle a fire in the loft.
Two crews from Southend fire station spent an hour putting out the blaze in Oakleigh Avenue at around 12:20am on Saturday.
Officers reported the loft of the terraced house was well alight upon approval and around 30 per cent of the first floor was filled with smoke.
A fire investigation will be carried out to establish the cause of the incident.