Princes Street firefighters sent to kitchen fire in Shelbourne Close, Kesgrave

Firefighters tackled a blaze at a home in Colchester

Firefighters tackled a blaze at a home in Colchester - Credit: Archant

Two fire engines were sent to a kitchen fire in Kesgrave earlier this evening.

The crews were called out just before 7.30pm to the incident at a property in Shelbourne Close.

The appliances were both sent from Princes Street station and on arrival firefighters found the house to be heavily smoke logged.

Wearing breathing apparatus crews used one hose reel and one covering jet to extinguish the fire by 8.06pm.