FIREFIGHTERS tackled a blaze which spread to the roof of a bungalow this morning.

Crews from Colchester, Tiptree and Coggeshall were called to the incident in Harborough Hall Lane, Messing around 10am today (April 20).

A spokesman said: “When fire crews arrived, they reported the fire has started in the kitchen and has spread to the roof.

“Firefighters managed to fully extinguish the fire by 11.40am.”