AN OUTHOUSE caught fire in Pitsea.

Essex Fire Service were called to a fire in an outhouse on Saturday afternoon at 3.51pm on Station Lane, Pitsea.

On arrival firefighters reported that it was completely alight.

Firefighters worked to extinguish the fire by 4.45pm.

The building has suffered significant fire damage.

Firefighters have recorded the cause of the fire as either accidental or deliberate.