Firefighters tackled a huge boat fire in the early hours of this morning.

Essex Fire Service was called at 3.19am today (February 17) to reports of a 27ft motor cruiser ablaze in Old Nazeing Road, Nazeing.

The boat was on a dry dock on land and was 100 per cent alight.

Firefighters extinguished the fire using a water hose by 4.10am.