FIRE CREWS fought a fire in Larkspur Close, South Ockendon on Sunday night.
Crews wearing breathing apparatus used two hose reels and a dry powder extinguisher to tackle a blaze in a mid terraced house.
Firefighters arriving at the scene reported that 10 per cent of the property was alight and 80 per cent heavily smoke logged.
The fire involved an electrical cupboard.
An investigation will be carried out to establish the cause.
No casualties were reported.