FIREFIGHTERS were called to a car park after a car burst in to flames.

A crew from Basildon Fire Station was called to Luncies Road in Basildon at 11.44am on Friday after reports a black Mercedes C Class was on fire.

They used a hose reel to put out the fire.

The fire started in the engine and it is thought it may have been caused by an electrical fault.

It is not being treated as suspicious.