A GARAGE was on fire in the early hours of the morning.

Fire crews were called to a garage in The Willows, Colchester, at about 3.30am this morning.

Fire engines from Manningtree, Colchester and Tollesbury attended.

The detached garage was fully alight.

Crews put the fire out by 4am.

The cause has been recorded as accidental, and is thought to have started due to an electrical fault with a fridge freezer.