DOZENS of firefighters fought a blaze in Basildon for hours last night.

Crews rushed to Goodview Road at 9.20pm after reports an outbuilding and a caravan were on fire.

They were completely alight and the fire was near gas cylinders.

The blaze spread to more outbuildings before finally being put out at around 1.10am.

The cause of the fire is not known and the fire brigade and Essex Police will carry out an investigation.