Photos have emerged of the extent of the damage to an aircraft hanger near Southend Airport.


When firefighters arrived at the scene they reported the large hangar, which is used to livery aeroplanes, was on fire.

Six fire engines were requested to help tackle the fire.

The hangar did not have any areoplanes inside.

Firefighters have almost extinguished the fire.

Firefighters are using thermal imaging cameras to find remaining hot spots which they will then dampening down to ensure they are fully cooled and extinguished.