FIRE fighters were called to a blaze in a workshop in the early hours of this morning.

Crews were called to the workshop measuring 5 by 10 metres, in Brightlingsea Road, Thorrington, around 3.45am.

It took until 5.20am to put the fire out, with crews from Brightlingsea, Wivenhoe and Clacton working at the scene.

The cause of the fire is unknown at this stage and an investigation will be carried out.