An 800-tonne haystack is still on fire after being alight for more than 12 hours.

Firefighters were called to the blaze in London Road, north of Thornwood, at around 1.20am.

A crew from Epping as well as two from Harlow and another from Old Harlow attended the blaze and are now monitoring the fire.

No injuries have been reported and the fire is not being treated as suspicious.