Harwich: Flats '90% Destroyed In Blaze'

Around 40 firefighters have been tackling a fire in Harwich.

A block of flats on Market Street caught light just after 3pm on Friday (13th April).

Crews from as far as Maldon have had to be called.

The second and third floor were well alight by the time firefighters arrived.

An ambulance also had to be called to help a 30 year old man suffering from shock.

It is not yet known how the fire started.

The officer in charge said that 90% of the roof of the building has collapsed and the remaining floors were unstable.

Local News

Recently Played Tracks

On Radio: Sian Welby

7pm - 10pm

Email the show

Text 'HEART' to 82122

Sian Welby
  • The Weeknd I Feel It Coming

    Now

  • Ne-Yo Give Me Everything

    20:15

  • Miley Cyrus Malibu

    20:11

  • The Rembrandts I'll Be There For You

    20:08

Stay tuned...

Watch heart TV

  • Now playing: The best feel good music

Heart VIP

Local

Autumn Weather

Find your local four day weather report here.

Listening To Radio Win With Heart

Make Heart the soundtrack to your day and you could be a winner with great prizes up for grabs throughout the day.

Advertise Advertise in Essex

Get some great ideas on how to advertise your business on radio, online and on mobile.

Follow Heart on Twitter