A FIRE broke out in Basildon over the weekend.

Pictures from the scene show the blaze engulfing a building in Fairview Road, Basildon, near Timberlog Lane.

The fire broke out at around 9.30pm on Saturday evening.

The amount of damage caused, or whether there were any serious injuries, is not yet known.

An Essex County Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: "Firefighters were called to a shed fire in Timberlog Lane, Basildon on 24 October at 9:10pm.

"On arrival, crews reported that a shed, measuring approximately 10m x 5m, was 100 per cent alight.

"Crews worked to extinguish the fire by 9.55pm and believe it was caused accidentally or deliberately, both were possibilities."