ESSEX Firefighters were called to a fire involving a number of vehicles at a scrap yard on Hume Avenue in Tilbury tonight (Tuesday 1 May).
When crews arrived they reported four vehicles were on fire. Fire crews tackled the fire quickly and managed to stop it spreading to the rest of the yard, the nearby building and other residential properties close by.
Firefighters had extinguished the fire by 9:30pm.
The cause of the fire has been recorded as deliberate.