Terraced home fire in Essex

FIREFIGHTERS have tackled a blaze involving a row of terraced houses in Essex.

FIREFIGHTERS have tackled a blaze involving a row of terraced houses in Essex.

Crews were called to Basildon at just after 3.30pm today to the fire in a row of three-storey homes where 25per cent of the roof was alight.

The fire was under control at just after 4.30pm and an investigation will now be carried out into the cause of the fire.