Hwy. 77 reopened after Leamington fire

Highway 77 in Leamington has reopened after a fire.

Leamington Fire Services responded to a garage fire around 1 a.m.

The flames spread to a trailer and barn, but the fire is under control. No one was hurt

The highway was closed between Mersea Road 5 and Mersea Road 6. Leamington fire officials were asking people to avoid the area.

Damage has been estimated at $250,000, and an excavator was used to assist fire crews.