FOUR fire engines were called after a blaze broke out at large car port area between two houses.

Appliances from Epping, Ongar, and Harlow attended the fire, in Wellington Road North Weald, just before midnight last night (October 29).

Firefighters reported the area was 100 per cent alight on arrival and they took just under an hour to put it out.

A joint Police and Fire Service investigation will be carried out to establish the cause of the fire.