Firefighters capture shocking image of beach hut blaze in Walton-on-the-Naze

The scene of a fire in Walton-on-the-Naze. Picture: ESSEX COUNTY FIRE AND RESCUE SERVICE

The scene of a fire in Walton-on-the-Naze. Picture: ESSEX COUNTY FIRE AND RESCUE SERVICE - Credit: ESSEX COUNTY FIRE AND RESCUE SERVICE

One beach hut was completely destroyed and another was badly damaged during a seaside fire in Essex tonight.

Essex County Fire and Rescue Service was called to Seaview Heights in Walton-on-the-Naze shortly before 8.30pm.

Two beach huts had caught fire.

A brigade spokesman said: “Firefighters tackled a fire involving two beach huts in Walton this evening.

“Firefighters managed to extinguish the fire by 9pm.


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“One beach hut was completely destroyed and one other was badly damaged.”

Two fire crews from Frinton attended the incident.

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Firefighters at the scene captured a shocking picture of the devastation caused by the blaze.

The brigade has not confirmed the cause of the fire.

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