ESSEX Firefighters were called to a fire in an outbuilding used as a workshop in Church Lane, Bulphan. The building measured approximately 20m by 4m.
When fire crews arrived they reported half of the building was on fire and the whole building was full of smoke.
Firefighters managed to extinguish the fire by 6:45pm, and then worked to clear the smoke and extinguish hot spots.
An investigation will be carried out to establish the cause of the fire.