Emergency services were called to St Francis Way (Credit: Google Maps)
The fourth floor of a high rise building in St Francis Way caught fire at around 9.40am today.
Crews worked with police to evacuate residents from the property as quickly and safely as possible.
They managed to put out the fire by 10.20am and an investigation will carried out to determine the cause of the blaze.
Station Manager Toby Ingham said: “Many thanks to all the crews for their swift intervention which prevented this fire from worsening.
“We’re working with the local authority to care for residents whose flat was affected by this fire.”Tags: Essex, Brentwood, Fire
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