A police officer has been dismissed from Essex Police for gross misconduct after admitting criminal offences.
Fire At Witham Industrial Estate
Investigation work is going to begin, into how a big fire at a Witham industrial estate started, in the early hours of this morning.
All workers at Amtek Aluminium in Freebornes Road, Witham, were evacuated before firefighters arrived on scene.
It broke out in the early hours of this morning.
Police were also called to set up traffic controls around the area.
The fire was fully out at around 6.30am.
Now, a Police and Fire Service investigation will be carried out to establish the cause.
This is the 36th incident dealt with by working Essex crews since members of the FBU went on strike at 9am yesterday.
In total Essex fire service were called out to 39 emergencys over the 24 hours.
A five-year-old boy has suffered life-threatening injuries when a suspected learner driver crashed into him in Saffron Walden.
A man who set a fire on the ninth floor of a block of flats in Southend, killing a neighbour and her unborn child, has been made subject of a hospital order.
Heart can reveal since so called 'legal highs' were banned last May - Essex Police have made 9 arrests relating to the supply or possession of the drugs.
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