FIREFIGHTERS were called to a smoke-logged property on Canvey, this morning.

The house, in Hawkesbury Close, caught fire after lightning struck the property.

It is believed that a television caught fire and the house was completely smoke logged.

Firefighters from Canvey and Rayleigh Weir attended the incident and were able to extinguish the fire by 11.06am.

Crews used specialist equipment to clear the property of smoke.

The Red Cross Fire and Emergency Support team also attended the incident to assist the residents due to the damage in their property.

Noone is thought to be injured.