A man has died in hospital following an incident in Harlow last week where he was assaulted.
Disabled Man Left Homeless After Fire In Colchester
A disabled man has been left homeless after a fire at his home in Colchester.
Two fire crews were called to the property in Ladbrook Drive at 7:17pm yesterday (20/03).
It had been started by a toaster.
Crews spent nearly half an hour tackling the blaze, using fans to clear the smoke.
The man was left homeless due to extensive fire damage and The Red Cross were brought in to find him somewhere to stay overnight.
Essex Fire Service says three quarters of the house fires it attended last year started in the kitchen, and it currently attends around 10 a week.
If you want to book a free home fire safety visit call 0300 303 0088 or email email@example.com.
A domestic abuse hub has been officially opened in a bid to provide more support to victims across South Essex.
Around 100 firefighters have been tackling a blaze at a packaging warehouse.
Michael Barrymore is entitled to "more than nominal" damages against Essex Police over his wrongful arrest.
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