ARSONISTS set fire to a caravan in Basildon.

Two crews from Basildon were called to the blaze in Elizabeth Way, at 7.24pm on Tuesday.

Firefighters fought the blaze for just under 30 minutes and the fire was extinguished by 7.50pm.

An Essex County Fire and Rescue spokesman said: "The cause of the fire has been recorded as deliberate and details have been passed to Essex Police."