Probe launched after beach hut blaze

AN investigation is underway this morning after firefighters were called to a blaze involving three beach huts.

AN investigation is underway this morning after firefighters were called to a blaze involving three beach huts.

Two crews from Frinton-on-Sea attended the town's Esplanade at 2.15am this morning and found the huts well alight.

They used breathing apparatus and two hose reels to tackle the fire, which was out just after 3am.

A spokesman for Essex Fire and Rescue Service said an investigation will be carried out to establish the cause of the blaze.