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Trains stopped whilst crews battled fire
10:40am Monday 2nd September 2013 in News
A FIRE close to a railway line caused trains to stop running.
Crews were called to railway track near Manningtree on Saturday at around 6pm.
Two fire engines from Manningtree were sent to the scene.
An Essex Fire spokesman said: “When the crews got there they asked for the trains to be stopped and the overhead lines turned off.”
The fire was extinguished by 6.25pm and the cause is understood to have been accidental.