A man from Colchester who befriended and sexually abused a young child has been jailed for seven years.
Chelmsford: Large Fire At Scrapyard
Around 40 firefighters are tackling a large blaze in Chelmsford involving up to 5-thousand litres of diesel.
Crews were called to the scrapyard in Waltham Road, Boreham, just after 3.30pm on Wednesday afternoon.
A large amount of scrap metal is also involved.
Station Officer Dave Barritt said:"The fire is contained to the hydraulic machinery in the middle of the scrap yard.
"Fire crews are using foam to extinguish the fire."
Crews from Chelmsford, Baddow, Witham, Maldon and Basildon are dealing with the blaze.
A man from Colchester has been jailed for 25 years for conspiring to murder his stepfather.
The first of the 66 Crossrail trains is in operation from today running on the TFL route between Liverpool Street and Shenfield.
A crackdown, aimed at tackling online child abuse in Essex has seen more than 40 people arrested in the last six months.
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