Fire breaks out in Saffron Walden factory


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A factory in Saffron Walden was affected by fire on Sunday morning (May 10).

Firefighters were called to Shire Hill Industrial Estate after smoke was seen pouring out of one of the units.

Initially one crew was sent, but after the first fire engine arrived, a second team was requested. At 11.51am, the first report said the industrial unit was heavily smoke logged and firefighters were trying to locate the fire.

The fire was found to be in an industrial copying machine.

Firefighters had the fire extinguished by 12.21pm.