A bin lorry has been destroyed in a fire at a busy industrial estate.

The vehicle has been spotted parked up in Howards Chase, Basildon following the fire. The cab of the lorry has been completely gutted by the blaze, with very little damage being done to the rest of the vehicle.

The whole front of the vehicle has been destroyed, including the seating area, lights and also one of the front wheels has also been damaged.

Essex Fire Service has been contacted for comment.