Firefighters were called to a fire at a recycling centre on Canvey.

Crews rushed to the incident in Northwick Road, Canvey at about 7.30pm yesterday.

When fire crews arrived they reported the fire involved a quantity of rubbish and wood.

By 8:45pm, the fire was surrounded and crews were making good progress tackling the fire. Crews worked with on-site staff to break up the pile of wood so it can be extinguished quicker.

By 9:15pm, the fire had been successfully extinguished.

The cause of the fire is unknown.