Essex

Essex railway line shut over fire fears

A railway line running through Essex was closed when a fire broke out at a business unit.

Crews were called to Wivenhoe Business Park, Brook Street, Wivenhoe, shortly before 0145 BST.

About 30 firefighters were needed at the scene, which is three metres from the London Liverpool Street line.

The track was closed for safety reasons and re-opened at 0700 BST. An investigation into the cause of the fire has started.

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