FIREFIGHTERS were called to 12 cars on fire at an industrial unit in St Osyth.

Three crews were called to Clay Lane at 2.12am on Tuesday.

The incident commander reported that 12 vehicles, two skips and a large amount of timber were alight.

The crews wore breathing apparatus and used two hose reels and two main jets to tackle the blaze.

The fire was extinguished by 4.30am.