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Marking the anniversary of fire which destroyed an Essex village

The blaze at Little Chesterford near Saffron Walden in Essex took place exactly 100 years ago

At the time it was one of the region's worst fires. Sweeping through homes and destroying much of a historic village.

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The great fire of Little Chesterford in 1914

There are a series of events being held this week to mark the centenary of a fire which destroyed an Essex village.

The fire destroyed most of the village of Little Chesterford near Saffron Walden in Essex, including 9 houses, 2 farms and 2 pubs, yet miraculously no one died in the great fire of 1914.

Click below to watch Russell Hookey's report

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