A woman was trapped in a collapsed building for 45 minutes.

Figherfighters from Loughton and Harlow were called to the incident in Ongar Road, Abridge, at around 4.20pm on Friday as well as an Urban Search and Rescue Team.

Crews freed the woman from a brick-built shed by 5.05pm who was then placed in the care of ambulance crews.

Details on her condition have not been released.