FIRE CREWS were alerted to reports of a fire at a storage depot this evening (Friday).
On arrival, fire crews reported that three vehicles and a container within the depot on London Road in Grays were alight.
At 10.37pm, crews advised that the fire had been extinguished. Firefighters then ensured three adjacent containers were kept cool by using heavy tools to gain access to fully investigate and ensure there was no risk of reignition.
Fire crews left the area at 11.16pm after establishing that the scene was safe.
The cause of the fire has been recorded as accidental.