Firefighters have rescued an injured man from the roof of a Southend club and bar.

An injured man was rescued by firefighters, supporting the ambulance service, from the roof of Revolution Southend on Thursday at 10.36pm.

An Essex Fire spokesman said: "We were called to Queens Road, Southend on Thursday at 10.36pm to help the ambulance service to rescue a man with an injury stuck on a roof.

"Crews from Southend and Rayleigh Weir, Southend’s Aerial Ladder Platform and our Urban Search and Rescue team attended.

"He was rescued at 12.15am and left in the care of the ambulance service."

Witnesses on social media reported the incident taking place at Revolution Southend in Queens Road, just off Southend High Street - with fire crews photographed at the scene.

The chain has recently announced plans for an overhaul that will be see 18 of its bars close down - including the Southend chain which closed last Saturday. 

The popular venue was known for a great night out, with expertly mixed cocktails and good music.

Revolution Group has been contacted for comment.