Essex's PCC is proposing a 3.25% increase in the Essex Police part of Council Tax.
Westcliff: Woman Rescued From Flat Fire
A woman has been rescued from a fire in Westcliff.
More than 30 firefighters were called to Hamlet Court Road just before 11pm yesterday (Sunday 30 June) to find the fire in flats above a hair salon.
Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used four hose reels and two main jets to tackle the fire.
A woman was rescued and placed in the care of the Ambulance Service.
The fire was extinguised at around 1:45am.
A joint fire and police investigation will now be carried out to find out how the fire started.
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