Essex: Investigation after overnight property blaze

Firefighters have attened a gas leak

Firefighters have attened a gas leak - Credit: Archant

AN investigation has been launched after a late-night bungalow blaze.

Firefighters were called out to the house fire in Sunbeam Avenue, Jaywick, at about 2.50am.

The six-metre by six-metre bungalow was 20% alight and completely smoke-logged when the Clacton crews reached it.

They managed to extinguish the flames by about 4.20am.

The fire service has launched an investigation into the cause of the blaze.