Dagenham and Redbridge beat Morecambe 2-1 to keep alive their slim hopes of avoiding relegation from League Two.
They remain bottom, 11 points from safety with seven games left to play.
But, they have a game in hand on 23rd-placed York City.
Braintree’s hopes of a National League play-off place have suffered a blow.
The Iron lost 2-0 at Barrow.
In the South division, Chelmsford won 1-0 at Havant & Waterlooville.