ESSEX Firefighters were called to a house fire in the Blackshots area of Grays this evening (Monday 1 January).
When firefighters arrived at Rushley Close, Grays, they reported the roof of the two-storey property was on fire. Fire crews managed to extinguish the fire quickly and stopped it spreading to the rest of the property.
The fire was extinguished by 11:30 pm. An investigation will be carried out to establish the cause.