Firefighters have been called to the scene of a car on fire in Brentwood.

Crews from Basildon, Brentwood and Orsett were called to the A128, near Thorndon Park, at 10pm.

An Essex Fire and Rescue spokesman said: "Firefighters are wearing breathing apparatus and are using one hose reel jet to tackle the fire."

The fire was extinguished by 10.20pm.